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Shettima solicits support from former senators

The Vice President, Kashim Shettima has called on Nigerians regardless of socio-political background to support the actualization of the policies and programmes of the administration of President Bola Tinubu.

The Vice President made the call on Friday when he received some members of the 9th Senate who paid him a courtesy visit at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The Vice President who expressed gratitude for their solidarity, assured the former lawmakers of his “unflinching support and loyalty”.

Speaking to State House Correspondents shortly after the meeting with the Vice President, Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe who led the delegation said the visit was to felicitate with the Vice President and to thank him for appointing one of them as the Deputy Chief of Staff

He said it was also to pledge their support, as Nigerians, leaders in the country and as party men in the APC, that they were fully with this government.

According to Senator Oloriegbe, the former lawmakers will do all that is necessary for the success of the ‘Renewed Hope’ agenda.

A statement by the Director Information, Office of the Vice President, Olusola Abiola listed members of the delegation to include Senators Ibrahim Danbaba from Sokoto State; Suleiman Kwari from Kaduna State; Yakubu Oseni from Kogi; Hezekiah Dimka from Plateau State; Lawal Anka from Zamfara; Bulus Amos from Gombe; Nora Daduut from Plateau State; Kola Balogun from Oyo State; Kabir Barkiya from Katsina; Oriolowo Adelere from Osun State and Ibrahim Gobir from Sokoto State.

Writing by Annabel Nwachukwu