NBA Conference: over 95 thousands Tweets Trails Shettima’s Fashion False Step

The Annual Conference of the Nigerian Bar Association has taken another twist on Twitter since yesterday with 95, 942 Thousands tweets as at today following the dress misstep by the running mate of the aspirant of the All Peoples Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Kashim Shettima.

The Hashtag #ShettimaChallenge is gradually gaining momentum in the twitter space as notable Nigerians such as Festus Keyamo (SAN), and other social media influencers are now enjoying the cruise that comes with the fashion faux pas of Shettima.

Shettima, was dressed in a black suit and red tie, accompanied by a pair of gym shoes. His dress code has stirred reactions from social media users and has even resulted in a new challenge that could turn out as a major one among Nigerians.

The conference which is the 62nd in the series attracted much attention because it attracted big personalities including two presidential aspirants in the forthcoming elections in 2023.

Aspirants who graced the occasion included Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and Peter Obi of the Labour Party (LP). They were joined by Kashim Shettima, who is the running mate of the aspirant of the All Peoples Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu.

This year’s conference being held at the Eko Hotels in Lagos is planned to hold six plenaries.

According to a schedule of programmes released by the NBA Technical Committee on Conference Planning, on Monday, the plenaries will be held over a three-day period from August 22 to 24.

The first plenary, which held on August 22, had Atiku and Obi weigh in on the burning issues in Nigeria that require urgent attention.

TCCP Chairman, Tobenna Erojikwe, said, “With the poor state of our economy, mounting insecurity, comatose education system, decaying infrastructure, persistent inter-ethnic crises and general high cost of living, the 2023 elections may be a watershed moment for Nigeria.

“This session will provide a platform for the key presidential candidates in the 2023 elections to give insights on their respective roadmaps for addressing Nigeria’s key challenges and leading Nigeria’s next democratic transition.”

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