Shettima Kashim Ibrahim (10 June 1910 – 25 July 1990) was a Kanuri politician who was head of the Native Administration in Borno and was a minister for Social Services in the 1950s. He held the traditional title of Waziri of the Emirate of Borno after two previous Waziris had been forced to resign as a result of scandals in the Borno local administration.
He was a close associate of Ahmadu Bello.
Kashim Ibrahim attended Borno Provincial School and later went to the Katsina Training College to earn a teaching certificate. He started working as a teacher in 1929 at the Borno Middle School and by 1933, he had become a Provincial Visiting Teacher. He was later promoted to a Senior Visiting Teacher and education officer for the province of Borno. He joined politics in 1951-52, when he was elected into the Northern Regional Assembly, from his position, he was made the minister for Social Services and later that of Education.
In 1956, he was appointed as the Waziri of Borno by the Shehu.Waziri Ibrahim, became the Governor of the Northern region in 1962, holding office until the military coup of 16 January 1966 that brought Major General Johnson Aguiyi-Ironsi to power.
Sir Kashim Ibrahim is seen here leaving London Airport at the start of his five-day visit to the United Kingdom 1963.