2023: Mobilization of Youth Votes Paramount to Osinbajo’s Victory, Says VP Supporters

2023: Mobilization of Youth Votes Paramount to Osinbajo’s Victory, Says VP Supporters

  • Supporters of Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo say getting the support of Nigerian youths is key to their victory
  • Already, the support groups rooting for the vice president have commenced roadshows in the north-central region
  • The roadshows to mobilise support for VP Osinbajo is expected to be replicated in all the regions of the country

FCT, Abuja - Mobilization of youth population votes along with that of millions of non-partisan citizens is a paramount strategic objective towards winning the 2023 presidential elections, supporters of Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo have said.

This was the highlight of an interactive session between officials of the Higher Nigeria Movement (HNM) and The Progressive Project (TPP) which coordinates various pro-Osinbajo groups on Tuesday, February 2 in Abuja.

Supporters of VP Osinbajo are working to ensure he emerges as Nigeria's next president. Photo credit: Aso Rock Villa
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They jointly asserted that contrary to impressions created by low participation rates in past elections, Nigerian youths will massively participate in the 2023 election towards ensuring the emergence of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as Nigeria's next president in 2023.

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The HNM also received commendations from officials of TPP over the commencement of its youth and women-focused mobilization efforts.

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At the meeting, TPP’s director of operations, Alhaji Usman Aliyu Usman, and coordinator of HNM, Adeniyi Ibrahim expressed confidence that youth votes and votes from concerned non-partisan Nigerians will provide a massive push for their mobilization efforts and subsequent campaigns.

Usman said:

“More than before, youth votes will matter much and make a big difference in 2023.”

He also applauded the sensitization roadshow begun by HNM in Ilorin, Kwara state, and Lafia, Nassarawa state this week.

He added that through a new media-focused platform called The New Tribe as well as groups such as HNM, Osinbajo supporters would leave no stone unturned towards mobilising youth, women, and millions of other patriotic Nigerians who had not been voting in previous elections.

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In his remarks, Ibrahim, a former student activist who is now into private business said:

“We have had several meetings and appointed leaders in all the nation’s thirty-six states and the Federal Capital Territory; we had our flag-off in Kwara state on Tuesday while the Nassarawa state rally took place on Wednesday.
“On Thursday, we shall be having that of Abuja, and next week, it will be the turn of about six successive states, including Kaduna where we have scheduled a programme on February 9.
“Right from the first rally in Kwara, the response has been massive and we are seeing great positive possibilities in our effort to rally support for the 2023 presidential candidature of Professor Yemi Osinbajo.”

2023: Anything you want to do, you have us, Edo deputy governor tells Osinbajo

Legit.ng had earlier reported that Edo state deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shuaibu described Osinbajo as the best candidate for the 2023 presidency.

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Regardless of his political affiliation, the Edo deputy governor said the entire state, governed by the Peoples Democratic Party will support Osinbajo if he declares his intention to be president in 2023, saying:

“Your Excellency, just know that you have Edo, you have us, anything that you want to do, you have us and you have God. And by the Grace of God, we will have our own as the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria come 2023.”

2023: Group gives Osinbajo 30 days ultimatum to declare for presidency

Meanwhile, the National Coalition Group has given Osinbajo 30 days ultimatum to declare interest to run for the office of the president ahead of the 2023 general elections.

The group in a letter addressed to the vice president on Thursday, January 27 and seen by Legit.ng, said Osinbajo has the right of first refusal in the quest by the All Progressives Congress to remain in office beyond 2023.

Signed by the duo of Fagbemi Opeyemi and Eli Eberechukwu Dibla, national chairman and national secretary respectively of NCG, the group warned against the danger of heading to the 2023 presidential election with an experimental candidate.

Source: Legit.ng

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