Kashim Shettima is a Nigerian agricultural economist and politician presently a Senator of Borno State who was formerly elected Governor of Borno State, Nigeria in the 26 April 2011 national elections, running on the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP) platform which is now part of the APC. He is the vice-presidential candidate for the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the 2023 election
Governor Kashim Shettima is happily married to Hajia Nana Shettima with children.
|S/N||Name of School||Degree||Year|
|1||Government Community Secondary School, Biu||Secondary Education||1978 – 1980|
|2||Government Science Secondary School Potiskum, Yobe State||Secondary School Education||1980 – 1983|
|3.||University of Maiduguri||Bsc. Agric Economics||1989|
|4.||University of Ibadan||Msc. Agric Economics||1990 – 1991|
|S/N||Name of Company||Position||Year|
|1||Nigerian Agricultural Cooperative Bank, calabar||Intern (NYSC placement)||1989-1990|
|2||Department of Agric economics, University of Maiduguri||Lecturer||1991 – 1993|
|3||Commercial Bank of Africa||Agricultural Economist||1993 – 1997|
|4.||African International Bank Limited, Kaduna||Branch Manager||1997 – 2001|
|5.||Zenith Bank, Maiduguri||Branch Manager||2001|
||Borno||2007 – 2015|
In the January 2011 ANPP primaries, Engineer Modu Fannami Gubio was selected as candidate for the governorship. However, Gubio was later shot dead by gunmen, and Shettima was selected in a second primary in February 2011. In the 26 April 2011 elections, Shettima won with 531,147 votes while the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Muhammed Goni, gained 450,140 votes.
He is the vice-presidential candidate for the All Progressive Congress (APC) for the 2023 election
- Leadership style is channeled towards ensuring self development of the people of Borno and keeping them as safe as possible.
Awards & Honours
- Vanguard Personality Of The Year 2016
- Built 432 resettlement houses for victims of Boko Haram attacks.
- Scholarship to residents of Borno state.
- 250 bed Ultra modern hospitals for women and children.
Former Borno State governor, Ali Modu Sheriff, has accused his successor, Kashim Shettima, of being the leader of the terrorist group, Boko Haram, and mastermind behind the infamous abduction of 276 Chibok girls.