Vice President Kashim Shettima has emphasized the importance of education and collaboration in propelling the nation towards a brighter future.
Addressing the University of Ibadan Muslim Graduates’ Association (UIMGA) in a grand reception organised in his honour in Ibadan, Vice President Shettima, represented by Jamiu Abiola, Special Assistant to the President on Special Duty, Office of the Vice President, paid tribute to the University of Ibadan for shaping his worldview and instilling in him the values of public service.
Shettima commended the UIMGA for its remarkable contributions to society, highlighting their initiatives in providing scholarships, conducting workshops, organizing awareness campaigns, and hosting public lectures on critical developmental issues.
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The Vice President expressed confidence in Nigeria’s ability to overcome challenges, acknowledging the intellectual capabilities of its citizens and the leadership of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu.
He underscored the importance of domestic solutions and urged Nigerians to harness their collective knowledge and expertise to build a resilient economy and address global challenges such as climate change.
Vice President Kashim Shettima obtained a master’s degree (MSc) in Agricultural Economics in 1991 at the University of Ibadan. The UIMGA’s reception served as a platform for dialogue, inspiration, and renewed dedication to the nation’s development.