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Kashim Shettima

3 Jul
Immediate past governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima has called for power rotation between the northern and southern parts of the country, saying the presidency should shift to the South in 2023 in the spirit of fairness and justice.
21 May
The Senate has pledged to engage the executive arm of government in a bid to de-congest the nation’s custodial centres. Chairman, Senate Committee on Interior, Sen. Kashim Shettima, disclosed this on Friday when he led members of the committee on a tour of the headquarters of the Nigeria Correctional Services (NCoS). Shettima, who lamented the…
15 Dec 2020
Senator Kashim Shettima (Borno Central) has empowered 1,000 youths and women in the state with machines and other trade kits.
23 Feb 2020
I asked you to “wait for the beauty of the succession strategy Zulum’s predecessor organised. I see hope”.
28 May 2019
Apparently worried by the spate of insecurity, including banditry, kidnapping, insurgency and herders-farmers’ crisis, among others in their areas.....
27 May 2019
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has raised an 18-member inauguration panel to swear in governor-elect, Prof. Babagana Umara, at Ramat Square, Maiduguri.
20 May 2019
The outgoing chairman of the Northern Governors’ Forum (NGF), Kashim Shettima, at the weekend in Kaduna hinted of moves by the body to reconcile his Kano counterpart, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, and Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II. Responding to media reports that quoted him to have taken side in the Balkanisation of Kano Emirate crisis, Shettima maintained…
18 May 2019
The 19 Northern Governors have attributed the increasing level of armed banditry, kidnapping and other criminal activities in the north to the inability to codify criminal justice system in the region...
17 May 2019
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has said that the northeast state is safer than the Federal Capital Territory...
16 Apr 2019
Borno State governor Kashim Shettima has urged Nigerian lawmaker Senator Ali Ndume to drop his bid to emerge as Senate president and respect the decision of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to support Ahmad Lawan. "I hail from the same state with the distinguished Senator Ali Ndume, and I appreciate the fact that politics…
6 Apr 2019
Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima has pledged not to award new contracts to prevent the incoming administration from...
26 Mar 2019
Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State has raised a panel to investigate alleged cases of child prostitution, sodomy and forced abortion at the Maiduguri Maximum Security Prison.


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