- Nigerians do not need to look elsewhere for solutions to the problems they are dealing with
- This position was put forward by Professor Yemi Osinbajo, the vice president
- Osinbajo made this statement in his meeting with a team of surgeons in Abuja on Saturday, February 15
The solution to Nigeria's many predicaments is within its territory, according to the vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday, February 15.
Osinbajo expressed a strong belief that Nigerians have the resources and capacity to tackle the issues which are peculiar to all states in the country, Channels TV reports.
The vice president made this remark while addressing a delegation of Wiest African College of Surgeons (WACS) in Abuja.
He said: “I believe that a lot of our problems, some of the aids that we need, can be provided by ourselves. We have the resources including human capacity to do it.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Google, one of the leading tech giants had commended the efforts of Osinbajo in helping the organization achieve remarkable success in Nigeria.
Legit.ng gathered that this was disclosed by Doron Avni, Google’s government affairs and public policy director who led a team from Google Global Services in the US on a courtesy visit to the vice president at the State House on Thursday, February 13.
Avni while describing Osinbajo as an excellent partner of the organization, he said Google has trained three million Nigerians since its pledge to train 10 million people in Africa.
He said: “Obviously, we have an excellent partner here (Prof. Osinbajo) who has been doing God's work, it is thanks to leading partners like him that we are able to be helpful in communities in which we operate."
Avni went on to note that Google’s 2022 target of training up to 10 million people in Africa was feasible.
Osinbajo on his part said the federal government will support any partnership that addresses literacy and educational challenges which includes the problem of out of school children and girl child education.
In another post, Legit.ng reported that the federal government and the southwest governors on Thursday, January 23, finally reached an agreement on Operation Amotekun.
The parties agreed that the legal framework should be put in place on the establishment of the regional security outfit, Amotekun.
Legit.ng gathered that Osinbajo met with the southwest governors and the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and minister of justice, Abubakar Malami, as well as the Inspector General of Police (IGP) Mohammed Adamu at the Presidential Villa, Abuja after the expanded National Economic Council (NEC), meeting.
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