2023:  As Vice President, I’m The Most Qualified Aspirant – Osinbajo

Sat May 21st, 2022 - Osun

In continuation of his country-wide consultations with stakeholders and All Progressives Congress (APC) delegates, Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo on Friday said among the presidential aspirants jostling to succeed President Muhammad Buhari in 2023, he is the most experienced and competent to be the next president of the country.

Osinbajo, who spoke at the palace of the Ataoja of Osogbo, Oba Jimoh Olanipekun Oyetunji Larooye ll, in Osogbo, said that his aspiration was necessitated by his commitment to offering himself for service to the people and the nation.

He noted that his interventions as the Vice President and acting President has exposed him to the peculiarities and opportunities in the country, adding that he is determined to build on this and place the country on the pedestal of development.

He said: “I have come to speak with the members of APC in the state ahead of the presidential election. As a presidential aspirant in APC, I have come to meet with the delegates of the party who will be voting at the forthcoming national convention of the party. I’ve been to various states and Osun is important.

“I have served in government for seven years, vice president and acting president inclusive. I have the experience needed and capable of leading the country. There is no part of Nigerian governance that I don’t understand.

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“Kabiyesi, I am here to pay homage first, I can’t come to Osogbo and just speak to the party delegates without visiting you.

My coming to Osogbo is very important, our people need someone that is capable.”

Responding, the Ataoja of Osogbo, Oba Jimoh Olanipekun described the vice president as an intelligent person who he said had performed tremendously well when he acted as the president of the country.




source: Leadership