The Vice President elect, Senator Kashim Shettima has sought for guidance and support of the former military president,General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida and former Head of State, General Abdulsalam Alhaji Abubakar towards rebuilding Nigeria.
Shettima who was in Minna on Thursday said after meeting separately behind closed doors with the two former leaders, that the visit was to check on the two former Nigerian leaders to mark Ramadan fasting.
Speaking to journalists, the Vice President-elect said that the elder statesmen as stakeholders, have a lot to offer to humanity and the nation especially on issues that affect the nation.
“Stakeholders are beacon of hope and will continue to tap from their wealth of experience. They have a lot to offer the nation and humanity.
“We will continue to reach out to them for their advices, inputs and perspectives on issues confronting us as a nation”. He said.
Senator Kashim Shetima also visited the Niger State Governor, Abubakar Sani Bello where he said stakeholders were beacon of hope to the nation and the next administration would continue to tap from their wealth of experience.
On what Niger State should expect in the next administration at the Federal level, Senator Shetima assured Nigerlites of a new lease of life.
According to him, “there is no course for alarm as the challenges of the state will be adequately addressed.