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Tinubu Arrives Buhari’s Hometown, Officially Confirms Shettima As Running Mate – [Video]

 

2023: Tinubu Reveals Buhari's Response About His Running Mate That Led To The Emergence Of Shettima
APC Presidential Candidate, Bola Tinubu
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The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu confirmed former Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima as his running mate for the 2023 election.

A source had confidentially confirmed to Vanguard earlier that Tinubu ahead of the Friday deadline by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Tinubu resolved to pick Senator Shettima to run a Muslim-Muslim ticket.

Naija News reports that Tinubu had earlier submitted the name of Alhaji Kabiru Masari to INEC as a placeholder. There has been pressure since then on the former governor of Lagos State to consider picking a Christian as his running mate.

Speculations, however, ended on Sunday (today) after Tinubu arrived in Daura, Katsina State to pay homage to President Muhammadu Buhari.

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Tinubu while briefing the press upon his arrival, said Masari has agreed to step down and Shettima is now confirmed as his standard-running-mate.

Naija News understands that President Buhari has been in Daura since Friday to celebrate the 2022 Eid-el Kabir festive with his extended family.

Watch the video below as Tinubu confirm Shettima as his running mate.

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