This isn’t an end – Replaced ministerial nominee, Maryam Shetty breaks silence
A former ministerial nominee, Maryam Shettima, also known as Maryam Shetty, has expressed optimism that her withdrawal from the list of ministerial nominees will not be the end of her political journey.
The Daily Post reports that the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, read a letter from President Bola Tinubu on Friday, asking the House to replace Maryam Shetty with her classmate, Mariya Mahmoud.
The former nominee was at the National Assembly complex for her screening on Friday when she was informed of the change.
In a statement on Saturday, Maryam Shetty expressed gratitude to the President for nominating her prior to the unexpected twist.
According to her, the development would not diminish her growing desire to serve the nation to the best of her abilities.
Part of the statement reads, “Even with this unexpected twist, my gratitude to President Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu for considering me for such an esteemed position remains undiminished.
“The journey doesn’t end here; I believe this is a mere stepping stone; the best is yet to come. My resolve to serve my beloved country, Nigeria, in any capacity I can is stronger than ever.
“I would like to assure my incredible supporters that this is not an end; it is the dawn of a new era”.
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