Former Borno State Governor, Ali Modu Sheriff has commended the All Progressives Congress, APC, presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu for picking an ex-governor of the State, Kashim Shettima as his running mate.
Sheriff vowed to ensure that Tinubu and Shettima win 2023 presidential election with a landslide victory.
In a statement released by his aide, Cairo Ojougboh, he urged APC chieftains to line up behind Tinubu and Shettima to ensure victory for the party in 2023.
He disclosed that Sherriff notified him of his nomination as the running mate to Tinubu.
The statement reads: “I, Senator Ali Modu Sheriff on behalf of my political associates and family, hereby congratulates Senator Kashim Shettima on his nomination as APC Vice-Presidential candidate by Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the party’s presidential candidate on Sunday in Daura, Katsina State.
“For the records, Shettima personally notified me of his nomination as soon as he was informed of it, and I have given him my blessings.
“All party stakeholders and members must work together to ensure that APC wins the 2023 presidential election irrespective of whatever sentiments we may harbour.
“As an individual and a critical stakeholder of the APC, I am ready to work with the team and other stakeholders of the party to ensure its electoral victory in the 2023 general elections at all levels.
“I will do everything humanly possible to ensure that the APC wins the coming elections in a landslide.
“We are all APC members and should come together and campaign for the Tinubu/Shettima presidential ticket and for the party to win the elections at all levels.
“From the depth of my heart, I support the Tinubu/Shettima presidential ticket and I believe that with Allah on our side, our victory is assured.”