The Vice President-elect, Senator Kashim Shetima on Thursday paid a visit to former Nigerian military president Ibrahim Babangida and General Abdulsalami Abubakar at their residence.
In the visit, Shetima described as immeasurable and huge treasures the wealth of experiences of the two former Heads of State, Generals Ibrahim Babangida and Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar.
According to Shetima, this two elder statesmen are beacons of hope to the nation Nigeria, adding that the next administration will continue to tap from their advice and foresight.
On matters relating to the nation, as regards the outcome of the February 25 presidential election and the matters arising,the Vice President-elect said that the elder statesmen as stakeholders, have a lot to offer humanity and the society especially on matters of unity and governance.
“Stakeholders are beacon of hope and will continue to tap from their wealth of experience. They have a lot to offer the nation.
“We will continue to reach out to them for their advices, inputs and perspectives on issues confronting us as a nation”.
He commended the leadership of Governor Abubakar Sani Bello for ensuring relative peace in the state which he described as an essential ingredient for development and stability.
The Governor also led the Vice President-elect and his entourage to pay homage to the Emir of Minna, Dr. Umar Farouq Bahago where prayers were offered for the peace of the nation.