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We are different because we are not thieves, Osinbajo says at Lagos ward congresses

We are different because we are not thieves, Osinbajo says at Lagos ward congresses

- Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) has been vocal politically in the last few weeks

- The vice president threw another jab at the opposition recently while in Lagos

- He made the comment while participating in the All Progressives Congress (APC) ward congress in the state

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, has assured all Nigerians that they would share in the benefits that would accrue as the Buhari administration continues to serve.

Osinbajo made the comment at the APC ward congress in Eti Osa local government where he had observed the congress. gathered that he was at the Wards A & B - Agungi Ajiran, and Ikate Elegusi in the LGA respectively. His first stop was at his Ward in Agungi and later Ikate Elegusi, both of which are in Ajah, Lagos.

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His words: “We came to find out how things are going, to hear the good news that all our ward congresses are going on very peacefully without any rancour and problems.

“We are confident in our party and the reason we are confident is that we are not thieves, we are different and we want to serve the people and the people know we want to serve them. And with everything we have, we would serve the people. We will make sure we provide everything necessary.

“And I pray that everyone of us will all see and benefit in the goodness of this land. None of us would be left behind. We would all see the blessings together.

“Our party is a great party and it will become greater and greater still.

“As I have been saying all over the country, the difference between us and any other govt is that we will not steal the money. We must be confident.”

The vice president noted that “with the decline in the oil prices, we have been earning 60% less than the previous government, but God is helping us, we are getting more and more hopeful.

“With that we would see the changes we hope for, so that our children and ourselves will see the benefits.”

He then commended the party leaders in the local government saying, “I have seen that we held this congresses peacefully. I am very happy to be here, to see that our party is making progress and is doing very well.”

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Similarly, the APC in Kwara state has congratulated the newly-elected party executive members in the 193 wards of the state.

In a statement sent to by the party's publicity secretary, Alhaji Sulyman Buhari, the party urged the new party officials to immediate settle down and face the onerous task of mobilising voters for the 2019 general elections.

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