Vice President, Kashim Shettima, has assumed duties at the Office of the Vice President, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Speaking upon his arrival, the Vice President assured of his commitment and that of President Bola Tinubu towards improving the lives of Nigerians.
President Bola Tinubu and Shettima were sworn in on Monday at Eagle Square, Abuja, by the Chief Justice of the Federation, Justice Olukayode Ariwoola.
He added that the new administration is committed to turning around the fortunes of Nigeria and soliciting the maximum support of the citizens.
“ I believe this generation of Nigerians has a rendezvous with destiny and my principal, Bola Tinubu, the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Federal Republic of Nigeria is poised to redefine the meaning and concept of modern governance.
“I want to assure Nigerians that he is going to provide the leadership and we will rally around him and give him our unequivocal support and loyalty to see the realisation of the Nigerian dream.
“A Nigeria where every black man in the world shall be proud of.
“This is the greatest black nation on earth, power to me is a humbling experience. It is all about how to make life better for the common man,” the VP said.
On fuel subsidy, Shettima said that the president had already made a pronouncement on the issue.
“The truth of the matter is that we either get rid of fuel subsidy or fuel subsidy gets rid of the Nigerian nation
“And we know the consequences of unveiling a masquerade. We will face fierce opposition from those benefitting from the oil scam – fuel subsidy scam, but where there is will, there is a way.
Shettima further assured that Tinubu would take Nigeria to a high pedestal as he had the skillset, temperament disposition, purity of mind and commitment to give service to the nation.