Kashim Shettima’s Biography, Age, Net Worth, Education, Spouse, And Political Career

Kashim Shettima is a Nigerian banker and politician who has served as Senator for Borno Central since 2019. He is a member of the All Progressives Congress, he is the party’s vice presidential nominee in the 2023 presidential election running alongside Bola Tinubu.

Who is Kashim Shettima?

Kashim was born 2 September 1966. He He previously served as the Governor of Borno State from 2011 to 2019. Despite being renominated for Senate in 2023, he withdrew from the nomination to become Tinubu’s running mate.

Full name: Kashim Shettima Mustapha

Age: 55

Date of birth: 2 September 1966

Place of birth: Maiduguri

State of origin: Borno State

Nationality: Nigerian

Spouse: Hajia Nana Shettima

Occupation: Banker and Politician

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Kashim Shettima

Political party: All Progressive Congress(APC)

Education: University of Maiduguri, University of Ibadan

Net worth: $3 million

Children: 3

Religion: Islam

Previous offices: Governor of Borno State

Awards: Update soon

Social media: Twitter@https://twitter.com/kashimshettima?lang=en

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From 2007 to 2011, he served as Commissioner in 5 Ministries. In the January 2011 ANPP primaries, Engineer Modu Fannami Gubio was selected as candidate for the governorship. However, Gubio was later shot dead by gunmen, and Shettima was selected in a second primary in February 2011. In the 26 April 2011 elections, Shettima won with 531,147 votes while the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Muhammed Goni, gained 450,140 votes.

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