- On his way to the airport on Tuesday, May 7, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was met by some angry villagers in Abuja
- However, Osinbajo pacified the villagers who were protesting alleged invasion of their lands by the military
- Following this, the protesters who comprise youths started chatting his name and praising him for his wise move
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo assuaged the anger of a set of angry youths along the Umaru Musa Yar’Adua expressway in Abuja on Tuesday, May 7.
This took place as Osinbajo was on his way to the airport for a trip to Ekiti state, when the protesters approached his convoy at Goza village, over alleged invasion of their land by the military, The Cable reports.
Osinbajo alight from his car and spoke with the youths, which made them to start chatting his name in praise.
Speaking on the development, one of the protesters, Danlami Abdulgafar, said: “Imagine that all Nigerians politicians are like Prof. (Osinbajo), this country would have succeeded since the 70s.
"He came down from his vehicle and he addressed us, in fact we were happy that he accorded us so much respect."
Another youth, Gwatana Muktar, said: “You know during campaign he visited almost all the villages and we saw him first hand. He is a very humble man and God will continue to bless him.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Osinbajo on Wednesday, April 3, declared that the federal government had implemented no fewer than 140 reforms on ease of doing business in the past three years.
Osinbajo said this at the 2nd Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) Awards 2019 held at the state House Banquet Hall in Abuja.
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