Finally, VP Osinbajo breaks silence on Tinubu’s victory as President
- Vice President Yemi Osinbajo gave his mentor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu, his flowers following his triumph at the 2023 polls
- In a congratulatory message to the former Lagos state governor, he described Tinubu as an epitome of an actual progressive
- He stated that Tinubu’s progressive ideals and tenets are needed in the current state of Nigeria finds itself
FCT, Abuja – Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice President has has congratulated Bola Ahmed Tinubu, the President-elect for his triumph at the keenly contested 2023 presidential elections.
In his congratulatory message made available to Legit.ng on Wednesday, March 1, Vice President Osinbajo described Tinubu as a leader with consistent fidelity to progressive and welfarist ideals.
“In your previous years of public service, you have demonstrated a consistent fidelity to progressive and welfarist ideals, and an ability to build bridges across several divides.
“These attributes are needed especially at this time, to reach out to disaffected sections of our society and to meet the aspirational expectations of our young people who have shown such a strong desire to impact our democratic process in a positive way.”
As contained in the statement, Vice President Osinbajo also congratulated his running mate, Senator Kashim Shettima.
“I also congratulate His Excellency, Senator Kashim Shettima on his declaration as Vice President-Elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” he said.
It was gathered that Osinbajo was present at the formal presentation of the INEC Certificates of Return to both the President-Elect and the Vice President-Elect at the National Collation Center located at the International Conference Centre (ICC) in Abuja.
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Senator Ahmad Lawan, the Senate president has congratulated the president-elect of Nigeria Bola Tinubu over his victory in the just concluded 2023 presidential election.
The Senate president said Tinubu’s emergence is evidence of Nigerian people’s trust in the ruling party.
According to Lawan, assured that the National Assembly is ready to work with the president-elect for the purpose of developing Nigeria’s democracy
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Meanwhile, Revd. Sam Bamgbose says Nigerians will not be in the current mess if the elites had supported Yemi Osinbajo.
According to him, the ticket of the ruling All progressives Congress (APC) should have been given to the vice president.
He said this at the funeral service of the late Princess Mary Olusola George, held at the United African Methodist Church.