Otunba Olayemi congratulates Prince Shuaibu Abubakar on his nomination as Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria to represent Kogi state
A Chieftain of the ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Kogi state, Otunba Olayemi Adeniyi has congratulated Prince Shuaibu Abubakar, son of late Prince Audu Abubakar, the first Executive Governor of Kogi State on his Ministerial nomination by President Bola Ahmed Tinubu, GCFR, to represent Kogi State in his cabinet.
He said his nomination has further confirmed the good intention of Mr President to include the younger generation in his cabinet for their interest to be taking care off.
Otunba Olayemi also used the opportunity to congratulate Governor Yahaya Bello for supporting the nomination of Prince Shuaibu Abubakar, stressing that he has shown to be a detribalized leader who only look for competent hands who can support Mr President that will bring to the fore the needs of Kogites at the national level.
He further noted that the nomination is another opportunity to compensate the family of the late Audu Abubakar who died at verge of his Governorship victory in 2015 and Governor Bello stressing that Governor Yahaya Bello’s has proved to be a dependable personality who don’t forget events of yesterday easily.
He appealed to all Kogites to support his nomination as a Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as his competence, capacity and experience in the banking sector over the years will go a long way for him to handle any ministry assigned to him.
Prince Shaibu was Executive Director of Stanbic IBTC Bank before coming into active politics.
He joined the campaign train of Tinubu Campaign Organisation and participated actively by donating campaign vehicles and other materials for the Presidential campaign.
He is an astute financial and banking expert with a background in merchant banking, corporate finance, economics and international finance at both national and international levels.
The ministerial nominee while in the bank was in charge of properties, a leading investment. He was an executive director of merchant Investment Banking & Trust Company Limited, now Stanbic IBTC.