- Nigerians have been urged not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections
- According to Yemi Osinbajo, the only way to promote good governance is to exercise one's franchise during the polls
- Praying for victory for President Buhari and all APC candidates, the vice president, urged the people to come out en mass and vote
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, February 21, urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The vice president made the plea in Ilorin during a courtesy visit to the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari.
News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that he said the only way Nigerians could help to sustain the nation’s democracy and promote good governance was to come out en mass on Saturday, February 23, to exercise their franchise.
Osinbajo also commended the monarch for his fairness toward political parties and their candidates in the state.
The vice president said: "I do not envy you because your sons are vying for different positions across different parties in Kwara."
He prayed for the victory of President Muhammadu Buhari and all the party’s candidates in the general elections.
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The monarch, in his remarks, thanked the vice president for the visit and prayed for the success of the party at the polls.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that Yemi Osinbajo debunked the rumour that he resigned from office. According to Osinbajo, the report is nothing but fake. He warned the public against believing fake news.
The vice president said he is committed to the service of the Nigerian people under the leadership of his principal, President Buhari.
He lamented the rise of fake news in the country, especially as Nigerians prepare for another election. The vice president made the statement while reacting to claims by PDP chieftain, Doyin Okupe, and others that he threatened to resign after he was excluded from a meeting.
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