2023 Presidency: Osinbajo's Aide Reveals Why VP Is Yet to Announce Ambition to Contest for President

2023 Presidency: Osinbajo's Aide Reveals Why VP Is Yet to Announce Ambition to Contest for President

  • The vice president will be making his decision on the forthcoming 2023 presidential election known in due time
  • This was disclosed by Laolu Akande, the spokesperson to the vice president who said that his principal is focused on supporting the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari
  • According to Akanda, Osinbajo believes that good governance is premised on the heart of service and the heart of justice for the people

With calls from various quarters, both political and otherwise, for the vice president Yemi Osinbajo to contest for president, the number two man in the country seems not to be moved.

Premium Times reports that Laolu Akande, the vice president's spokesperson said Osinbajo will officially communicate his stance on whether he will contest the 2023 presidential election or not.

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Yemi Osinbajo is currently focused on supporting President Buhari Photo: Aso Rock Villa
Source: Twitter

Akande while fielding questions from journalists at the State House on Tuesday, March 8, said Osinbajo is focused on supporting President Muhammadu Buhari in his aim to address challenges faced by Nigerians.

His words:

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“Well, like he has said up to this time, he is committed to the work that he is elected as vice president and to support the president.
“That is what he is focused on now; and like I have also said in my last tweet, whatever will be his activities or whatever he would do will be communicated officially."

Serving as vice president to President Buhari for nearly eight-years

The Punch reports that Akande noted that having served as vice president for seven to eight years now, Osinbajo believes in the notion that the kind of governance Nigerians desire is founded on the heart of justice and service.

He said:

“He often says in most of the meetings that we hold that the reason why we are here is that people put us here.
“We are here in the interest of the people; so, he is someone that is committed to that notion of service to the people, whether in government, whether as a pastor, whether as a lawyer.
“In every aspect of his life, he understands very diligently the idea that we are here to serve.’’

Osinbajo in Delta: VP reveals who can tackle insecurity in Nigeria

While President Muhammadu Buhari departed Nigeria for London, he handed the helms of affairs to the VP, Yemi Osinbajo.

The VP in a courtesy visit to Delta state disclosed that only President Buhari's kind can tackle insecurity in Nigeria.

Osinbajo noted also that the collaboration of government and traditional rulers in the country would further aid the fight against terrorism in Nigeria.

Yemi Osinbajo: VP’s wife marks hubby’s 65th birthday at northeast children’s centre

Dolapo Osinbajo, the wife of the Vice President of Nigeria marked her husband's birthday on a 'low key'.

The VP's wife, accompanied by the Borno first lady and other top APC officials in the state, decided to spend some quality time with the Maiduguri children to celebrate her husband's 65th birthday.

Meanwhile, the school choice for this special occasion was the North East Children’s Learning Centre, a donor-funded school initiated by her husband, Yemi Osinbajo.

Source: Legit.ng

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