Barely hours after former Borno State Governor, Senator Kashim Shettima was unveiled as vice-presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on Wednesday, the Northern Emancipation Community (NEN) has declared its help, saying, with him on the poll, Tinubu’s presidency is a finished deal.
Rising from an expanded assembly in Abuja Wednesday night, the Arewa Community stated it has resolved to provide full backing to the Tinubu, Atiku ticket after critically assessing all of the obtainable choices.
A communique learn by NEN Coordinator, Suleiman Abdul-Azeez, stated, Nigeria wants a robust management that may see it via and out of its present limitations round safety and the financial system.
Suleiman stated after fastidiously assessing the credentials and antecedents of the groups introduced by all of the events, the Community has concluded that the Tinubu, Shettima ticket is the most suitable choice for the nation and resolved to work for its success.
Whereas Shettima will present the required steadiness for the ticket, he can as effectively help the presidency to supply the enduring, efficient, and targeted management that has eluded Nigeria for too lengthy.
“We now have resolved to undertaken the very important activity of campaigning and sensitizing the Nigerian voter on the futility of entrusting the accountability of addressing the basics of our nationwide existence via the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP).
“The PDP, within the first 16 years of the inception of this dispensation ran an administration that had acquired the fame of being the worst within the historical past of our nation by way of any capability to generate confidence in reaching credible nationwide targets.
“We’re satisfied that Shettima’s affect and recognition unfold will quickly reenact the excessive level within the actions of 2014 that laid the foundations of the collapse of that citadel of poor governance, indifference, insensitivity and unprecedented plunder that was the PDP presidency.
“We’re dedicated to large mobilization within the North and stepping up in a way by no means seen in northern political historical past to get the northern political elites to shut ranks in help of the Tinubu, Shettima ticket in an effort to completely seal the destiny of these politicians whose private wealth and private ambition remained tied to the continuation of decay and destruction of a nation and a folks.
“Northern Christians and Muslims should shut the spiritual divide, woke up by the burden of the shared legacy of the final and pervasive insecurity being skilled throughout the area and the deteriorating requirements of residing as politicians fleece the poor of assets to develop.
“We urge each major factor of the northern society to again the Tinubu, Shettima ticket notably the poor, the younger and northern ladies, who should reject the custom of lining as much as obtain handouts to desert their future, and select as an alternative to put in a management that may make them safer and supply their youngsters with a productive future,” the communique concluded.