Full Name
H.E. Senator H.E. Kashim Shettima GCON
Job Title
Vice President
Federal Republic of Nigeria
Speaker Bio
Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria

(Born 2 September 1966) is a Nigerian politician who is the 15th and current vice president of Nigeria. He previously served as senator for Borno Central from 2019 to 2023, and as the governor of Borno State from 2011 to 2019.

Born in Maiduguri in 1966, Shettima graduated from the University of Maiduguri and the University of Ibadan. He was a former businessman and banker, eventually rising to hold several high-ranking executive positions at banks. By the mid-2000s, Shettima was the manager of Zenith Bank's Maiduguri branch before leaving the position to enter the state cabinet of Governor Ali Modu Sheriff in 2007.

After four years in the cabinet, he was elected governor in 2011 and re-elected. H.E. Kashim Shettima left office in 2019 and was elected to the Senate. Despite being renominated for Senate in 2023, he withdrew from the nomination to become the Vice-Presidential candidate.
H.E. Kashim Shettima