I intentionally wore sneakers to NBA conference – Shettima opens up
The vice-presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Kashim Shettima, has reacted to the manner people criticized his outfit when he attended the conference of the Nigeria Bar Association in Lagos.
MOUTHPIECE NGR observes that Shettima, the running mate to the presidential candidate of the APC, senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has been trending on all social media platforms as Nigerians criticized him over his dressing.
Some influencers, among whom were the music legend, Charly Boy; former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, and others had in a challenge tagged #ShettimaChallenge, recreated the outfit to make fun of the the VP candidate.
However, the former Governor of Borno State, has via a video which has gone viral, confessed that he deliberately wore sneakers to the event, which took place on Monday.
He said he wore sneakers to the event because there was a plan by a presidential candidate and his supporters to commit mischief at the event.
According to Shettima, “One of the presidential candidates, his team held meetings for three consecutive nights to commit mischief.
“When I was told it was a hostile crowd. I’m a banker, trained by one of the best bankers in the world. I’m a Jim Ovia boy. I deliberately wore sneakers to the NBA to mock (sic) at them.”