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Kashim Shettima and Bola Tinubu

After a long wait the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu has formally declared Borno State former Governor, Senator Kashim Shettima as his running mate for the 2023 General Election.

Asiwaju Tinubu made the declaration in Daura, the hometown of President Muhammadu Buhari after holding a one-hour closed-door meeting at the President’s residence.

He described Sen. Shettima as “competent and reliable” and dismissed concerns over him and his running mate being Muslims.

Nigerians are however showing that they’re bothered.

The activist, Aisha Yesufu says the Muslim-Muslim ticket is an insult to fairness, equity, and justice.

For some others, religious sentiment shouldn’t be an issue in the 21st century.

Other persons are worried that the interest of Christians in national politics may never be considered if the APC wins the 2023 presidential election.


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