The All Progressives Congress vice presidential candidate, Kashim Shettima, has called on Nigerians not to allow the outcome of the 2023 elections to separate the country.
According to Guardian, Shettima, told journalists after voting at his Shettima Kukawa 023 polling unit, Lawan Bukar Ward, Maiduguri metropolis by 11:45 am, that “one out of every four black men in the world is a Nigerian,” adding “so we cannot afford to mess up the election”.
He stressed thay the 2023 presidential election is “a very momentous election in the contemporary history of this country,” noting that it is too important to be messed up.
While Expressing optimism that APC would win the election, he said presidential candidate, Bola Tinubu, has the “maturity, experience, exposure and, most importantly, the intellect to drive the process of nation building.”
The former Bornu State governor criticized the late arrival of election materials at most polling units and the malfunctioning of B-VAS machines, hoping that “INEC would be pragmatic enough to extend the voting time to 10 pm” to allow more voters to exercise their franchise.
Meant, he, hailed INEC for what he described as good organisation of the election process, saying, “there are 176,000 polling units in this country; so it is not an easy task for INEC.”