We will be fair, just, just regardless of religion if elected – Shettima
Aug. 03 (THEWILL) – All Progressives Congress (APC) Vice Presidential candidate Senator Kashim Shettima has assured Nigerians that the government of Asiwaju Bola Tinubu will be fair to all regardless of tribal affiliations, religious and political if elected in 2023.
Shettima said this on Tuesday during the one-year memorial service for Dr. Emmanuel Abiodun, father of the Governor of Ogun State, held at St. James’s Anglican Church, Iperu-Remo region. from Ikenne Local Government, Ogun State.
The vice-presidential candidate, who said he and Tinubu would build a new Nigeria through an inclusive government based on justice and equity, also pledged that the future of children in the country would be secured when he would be elected in the next elections.
He said: “We have to build a new nation because the hope of the black man is on Nigeria. It is our responsibility to secure the future of our unborn children.
“I want to assure Nigerians that we are going to be fair and just to all Nigerians. We are going to be inclusive because no society can fight injustice. Ours will be all encompassing, all embracing government.
“We will build a country of our dreams, where people are judged on their character, regardless of their political affiliations, religious beliefs, sectional or tribal background,” he added.
He praised the southwestern part of the country for being a bastion of religious tolerance and generosity, where people are judged on the content of their character, competence and ability, calling on others to emulate these for peace and prosperity. development.
Governor Dapo Abiodun called on Nigerians to continue praying to God to see the nation through this difficult and trying time.
He said: “I want to ask that we continue to pray that Almighty God will help us through this time. These are truly difficult times in the history of the nation called Nigeria. We see things we have never seen before.
“I have no doubt that we are going through events and in no time God will see us through. We are the people whom God has treated wonderfully and he has strengthened us with great endurance and by his grace we will rise to the top,” he noted.
In his sermon, the Bishop of Remo Diocese, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, The Most Reverend Olusina Fape called on Nigerian leaders for a life of impact that people will remember after they pass away.
He spoke on the subject; “Do this in remembrance of me” and its text from Luke 22:19, warning leaders that no wealth would speak well of them except the good work they did while in the saddle of leadership .
“There are leaders who were in government yesterday who could have made Nigeria better today, but they failed. I want them to know that we will remember them whether they did well or not,” he pointed out.
The cleric chastised the nation’s leaders for embezzling the common good of the people even when it is not useful to them, accusing them of changing their minds as there is always retribution at the end of the day.