Politics: Tinubu to Northeast: Double your efforts for me, Shettima Daily Parrot

The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, yesterday urged the people of the Northeast geo-political zone to double their efforts in the support for their son and Vice Presidential candidate, Kashim Shettima, who is from the zone. Asiwaju stated this while addressing party leaders and faithful who were at the wedding ceremony of Governor Inuwa Yahaya’s son, Misbau Yahaya in Gombe.

Tinubu while acknowledging that though it is not yet time for campaign, he thanked the people of Northeast for their role at the APC presidential primaries and urged them to ensure that he becomes the next president in 2023. “Northeast people, what you have done in the past I appreciate. Now that your son is my running mate, you have to double your efforts,” he said.

The APC presidential candidate held all invitees at the wedding ceremony spellbound as he suddenly transformed into a wedding counselor and prayer warrior. He prayed for a successful married life for the couple and advised them to adhere to marriage etiquettes. “My prayer for you is happiness in marriage; happiness at home and happiness everywhere you go.

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“I advise you people that though marriage is easy but as it is, you must learn to always hold conversation with each other; you must learn to always talk with each other. Our prayer is that Almighty Allah will grant you children as well as wisdom and strength to do the same for your own children,” he said. He also advised them on tolerance and understanding for a successful married life.

Also speaking at the reception held at the Government House banquet hall, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, urged Tinubu to see the zone as his next home after the South West: “this is your next home after South West; this is your safe zone,” he said. Speaking earlier, Tinubu’s running mate, Kashim Shettima pleaded for people’s support for Tinubu who he said would transform the entire zone beyond expectations.

Tinubu, his running mate, Kashim Shettima, the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, the minister for communication and digital economy, Prof. Isa Pantami, governors Ahmad Fintiri (Adamawa), Abdulkadir Muhammed (Bauchi), Mala Bini (Yobe), Abdullah Sule (Nasarawa) and Prof. Babagana Zulum (Borno) and former governor Danjuma Goje of Gombe among others were in Gombe to honour Governor Yahaya’s son’s wedding.

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