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2019: Why I won’t contest for any position – Shettima

Governor of Borno State, Kashim Shettima, has vowed not to contest for any position in the 2019 election.

Shettima stated this during an interview on the Osasu Show by Osasu Igbinedion.

He explained that it would be a “great disservice to humanity and to the God we worship” if he seeks any position.

He added that instead, he wanted to go back to school, earn a PhD and learn French.

“What am I vying for,” he asked.

“I think I will be doing a great disservice to humanity and to the God we worship if I start clamouring for any…even senatorial seat.

“Let me pick the wrath in the system, the educational system, the healthcare delivery… we have two million IDPs in Borno, let me make efforts for these IDPs to return to their homes.

“But personally, I have no desire to contest for any position, not even senatorial. I want to go back to school, earn a PhD, learn French.”


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