Kashim Shettima

Kashim Shettima was born on 2 September 1966 in Maiduguri.

Education

His quest for education started at the Lamisula primary school Maiduguri between 1972 and 1978, before proceeding for his Secondary education at the prestigious Government Community Secondary school, Biu in 1978 where he got, the West African School Certificate Examinations in 1980. He was transferred to Government Science Secondary School Potiskum of those days from 1980 to 1983 was a challenge which he met with dynamic zeal. He was thereafter admitted into the University of Maiduguri for his degree programme in 1983 and by 1989, he obtained the degree of Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Agric Economics, second Class Upper Division.

Kashim was posted to Calabar for the mandatory one-year National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) programme in 1989 and attached to the Nigeria Agric Cooperative Bank for his primary assignment. This deployment literally exposed him early enough, to the attractions and challenges of the academia and so, at the end of his service year, in 1990, the focus and determination of this young man would see him enrolling into the M.Sc degree programme to read Agricultural Economic at the University of Ibadan by 1991, he had completed the programme. This earned him elevation to a higher grade of lecturer II in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Maiduguri in 1993.

Working career

Shettima worked with the Commercial Bank of Africa as an Agricultural Economist at its Ikeja Office, Lagos State (1993-1997). He then became a deputy manager, later manager, at the African International Bank Limited, Kaduna Branch (1997–2001), and was appointed Deputy Manager/Branch Head of the Zenith Bank's Maiduguri Office in 2001, becoming General Manager five years later. In mid-2007, Shettima was appointed Commissioner of the Borno State Ministry of Finance and Economic Development.

Later he became Commissioner in the Ministries of Local Governments and Chieftaincy Affairs, Education, Agriculture and later Health under his predecessor as Borno Governor Ali Modu Sheriff.

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.

3 southern governors present when Buhari spoke to the World Bank about developing northeast - Governor Shettima

3 southern governors present when Buhari spoke to the World Bank about developing northeast - Governor Shettima

3 southern governors present when Buhari spoke to the World Bank about developing northeast - Governor Shettima
Boko Haram: Australia ta tallafa ma ýan gudun hijira da kayan masarufi na miliyan 692 (HOTUNA)

Boko Haram: Australia ta tallafa ma ýan gudun hijira da kayan masarufi na miliyan 692 (HOTUNA)

Lehmann yace sun baiwa jihar Borno wannan tallafi ne saboda a rarraba kayayyakin abincin zuwa ga yan gudun hijira dake jibge a sansanoni daban daban a jihar.

Boko Haram: Australia ta tallafa ma ýan gudun hijira da kayan masarufi na miliyan 692 (HOTUNA)
Wani Gwamnan Arewa zai rika biyan iyaye kudi domin su kai yaran su Makarantar Boko

Wani Gwamnan Arewa zai rika biyan iyaye kudi domin su kai yaran su Makarantar Boko

Tawagar Malala ta ziyarci Gwamnan Jihar Borno Kashim Shettima game da abin da ta saba na harkar karatun 'Ya 'ya mata a Duniya a Jiya Talata 18 ga Wata.

Wani Gwamnan Arewa zai rika biyan iyaye kudi domin su kai yaran su Makarantar Boko
Za mu taka daga Maiduguri zuwa Bama - 'Yan gudun hijira

Za mu taka daga Maiduguri zuwa Bama - 'Yan gudun hijira

Wasu ‘yan gudun hijira a jihar Borno da ke Najeriya sun yi barzanar takawa daga Maiduguri zuwa Bama muddin gwamnati ta ki mayar da su gida kamar yadda tayi alka

Za mu taka daga Maiduguri zuwa Bama - 'Yan gudun hijira
'Yan gudun hijira za su yi Sallan layya a gida — Kashim Shettima

'Yan gudun hijira za su yi Sallan layya a gida — Kashim Shettima

Gwamnatin jihar Borno ta yi alƙawarin cewa 'yan gudun hijirar da rikicin Boko Haram ta raba da muhallansu zasu iya komawa gidajen da aka sake ginamusu kafin....

'Yan gudun hijira za su yi Sallan layya a gida — Kashim Shettima
Just in: Former president Obasanjo visits Borno (photo)

Just in: Former president Obasanjo visits Borno (photo)

Former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno state capital on a visit and was received by Governor of Borno state Kashim Shettima.

Just in: Former president Obasanjo visits Borno (photo)
Kasar Kamaru ta fatattako yan gudun hijira fiye da 10,000 zuwa Borno

Kasar Kamaru ta fatattako yan gudun hijira fiye da 10,000 zuwa Borno

Gwamnan jihar Borno ya koka kan yadda kasar Kamaru ta wulakanta yan gudun hijiran, ba tare da mutunta yarjejeniyar daya shafi yan gudun hijira da da suka shiga.

Kasar Kamaru ta fatattako yan gudun hijira fiye da 10,000 zuwa Borno
GOOD NEWS: Nigeria commences search for crude oil in Chad Basin days after liberation from Boko Haram

GOOD NEWS: Nigeria commences search for crude oil in Chad Basin days after liberation from Boko Haram

Nigeria is to refocus its direction at the just liberated Chad Basin in search of crude oil deposits, just weeks after the area was liberated from Boko Haram.

GOOD NEWS: Nigeria commences search for crude oil in Chad Basin days after liberation from Boko Haram
Dalilan da suka suka sanya Boko Haram sako 'yan matan Chibok

Dalilan da suka suka sanya Boko Haram sako 'yan matan Chibok

Rahotanni sun bayyana, murkushe Boko Haram da kuma tsagewar kungiyar gida biyu gami da rashin lafiyar shugaban Najeriya Muhd Buhari sun taimaka wajen sakin su.

Dalilan da suka suka sanya Boko Haram sako 'yan matan Chibok
Emotions run high as Borno governor, Chibok elders meet 82 freed girls

Emotions run high as Borno governor, Chibok elders meet 82 freed girls

On arrival, the governor and his entourage were received by minister of women affairs, Jummai Alhassan, and the chief medical director of the DSS medical centre

Emotions run high as Borno governor, Chibok elders meet 82 freed girls
Northern governors wade into Emir Sanusi, Governor Ganduje feud

Northern governors wade into Emir Sanusi, Governor Ganduje feud

NAIJ.com gathered that Governors Tambuwal, Shettima and El-Rufai had earlier met with Ganduje in Abuja on Thursday, April 27 before resolving to invite the emir

Northern governors wade into Emir Sanusi, Governor Ganduje feud
Borno people take BIG step to reverse Ndume’s suspension

Borno people take BIG step to reverse Ndume’s suspension

Borno state governor Kashim Shettima and some northern leaders have met with Nigerian Senate president Bukola Saraki over reversal of the suspension of Ndume.

Borno people take BIG step to reverse Ndume’s suspension
Governor Shettima honours Tinubu with estate in Borno for rescuing the state and its people

Governor Shettima honours Tinubu with estate in Borno for rescuing the state and its people

The governor said this was in recognition og Tinubu’s success in liberating his state and its people from a political tyrant who tried to hijack the APC.

Governor Shettima honours Tinubu with estate in Borno for rescuing the state and its people
Duk wanda ya ce na nemi shugabancin kasa yanzu ya na da tabuwan hankali – Kashim Shettima

Duk wanda ya ce na nemi shugabancin kasa yanzu ya na da tabuwan hankali – Kashim Shettima

Gwamnan jihar Barno Kashim Shettima yace idan ba wai mutum yana da tabuwar hankali bane ta taya zai fara cewa wai wani ya nemi shugabancin kasa Najeriya yanzu.

Duk wanda ya ce na nemi shugabancin kasa yanzu ya na da tabuwan hankali – Kashim Shettima
Gwamna Kashim Shettima ne ya cancanci ya gaji Buhari – Dan Majalisa

Gwamna Kashim Shettima ne ya cancanci ya gaji Buhari – Dan Majalisa

Wani dan majalisa Danlami Kubo yace babu wanda ya cancanci zama shugaban kasa bayan Buhari ya kammala lokacinsa kamar gwamnar jihar Barno, Kashim Shettima.

Gwamna Kashim Shettima ne ya cancanci ya gaji Buhari – Dan Majalisa
OPINION: Why has Boko Haram refused to leave Borno?

OPINION: Why has Boko Haram refused to leave Borno?

Other options like transitioning to other forms of violence would not work as it would meet with a response worse than the present insurgency has attracted.

OPINION: Why has Boko Haram refused to leave Borno?
Gwamna Shettima ya caccaki Ali Modu Sherrif akan Boko Haram

Gwamna Shettima ya caccaki Ali Modu Sherrif akan Boko Haram

Gwamnan jihar Borno,Gwamna Kashim Shettima, ya soki magabacinsa Sanata Ali Modu Sherrif akan rashin kula wanda ya sabbaba yaduwan kungiyar Boko Haram.

Gwamna Shettima ya caccaki Ali Modu Sherrif akan Boko Haram
Buhari ya samu addu'o'i a Masallatai 350 dake jihar Borno

Buhari ya samu addu'o'i a Masallatai 350 dake jihar Borno

Rahotanni sun kawo daruruwan mutane ne suka yi wa shugaban kasa, Muhammadu Buhari addu'a a masallatan Juma'a dake jihar Borno da ke arewa maso gabashin Najeria.

Buhari ya samu addu'o'i a Masallatai 350 dake jihar Borno
Ku kama duk mai alaka da Boko Haram ko da haifaffen ciki na ne - Kashim Shettima

Ku kama duk mai alaka da Boko Haram ko da haifaffen ciki na ne - Kashim Shettima

Jihar Gwamna Kashim Shettima ta Borno ce jihar da wannan ta’addanci na Boko Haram atfi shaf inda akalla mutane 20,000 sun rasa rayukansu sanadiyar ta.

Ku kama duk mai alaka da Boko Haram ko da haifaffen ciki na ne - Kashim Shettima
Too much poverty, insecurity in the North - Northern governors

Too much poverty, insecurity in the North - Northern governors

The gov said he recognize the correlation between the collapse of education, industries and agriculture with most of the violence and restiveness in the north

Too much poverty, insecurity in the North - Northern governors
Hukumar Soji ta saki yan Boko Haram 257

Hukumar Soji ta saki yan Boko Haram 257

Akalla wadanda aka zargi da alaka da Boko Haram 257 sun samu yanci. Hukumar sojin ta bayyana hakan ne a taron zagoyowar bikin soji a ranan Lahadi 15 ga junairu

Hukumar Soji ta saki yan Boko Haram 257
Nigerian Army releases 257 Boko Haram detainees

Nigerian Army releases 257 Boko Haram detainees

At least 257 suspected Boko Haram detainees have regained their freedom, The Nigerian Army said at the 2017 Armed Forces Remembrance Day in Maiduguri.

Nigerian Army releases 257 Boko Haram detainees
How Borno government is undermining fight against Boko Haram - Religious group

How Borno government is undermining fight against Boko Haram - Religious group

It is sad that some people under certain organizations or political configuration are practically wishing and working for the terrorists to regroup.

How Borno government is undermining fight against Boko Haram - Religious group
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