2023: My Experiences Under Buhari Placed Me Ahead of Others – Osibanjo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Zulu-Gambari

The Vice President Federal Republic of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osibanjo has said that his experience as Vice President in the last seven years under President Muhammadu Buhari has placed him in high pedestal to be the next President of Nigeria come 2023.

Osibanjo made this known at the Emir Palace on Monday in Ilorin during his visit to the Emir on his visit to the state to address APC delegate ahead of May 30 Presidential primaries.

According to him working under President Muhammadu Buhari in the last seven years greatly exposed him to series of security and economic challenges facing the country which is in a better position to address it due to exposure and opportunities given to him under President Muhammadu Buhari.

He noted that being Vice President of Nigeria in the last few years was a great opportunity that placed him in front burner against other aspirants vying for same office pointing out that as soon as he get to the office in May 2023 he would kick the ground running for a more prosperous Nigeria.

The Vice President lauded the fatherly role of the Emir and seek his support towards his aspiration.

Osibanjo said that his respect and regard for the Emir and the the Emirate informed his visit to the palace for his fatherly support.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Emir of Ilorin, Gov AbdulRazaq and his Deputy Kayode Alabi

Earlier, the state governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazak said the Vice President has been a friend of Kwara who had launched the social investment Programme and Owo Isowo scheme for the vulnerable and less privileged ones in the state.

The governor who lead other state executives members including the Deputy gover Kayode Alabi, speaker of the state house of assembly Yakubu Danladi, the Senator from Kwara North and South and the state party chairman Sunday Fagbemi among others, said Osibanjo remains a living voice in Nigeria economic landscape.

Also, the Emir of Ilorin Alhaji Dr Ibrahim Zulu Gambari Lauded the vice president visit and said his aspiration was based on his past record which has earned him respect all over.

The Emir added that the challenges ahead of him is enormours and tasked him to rise up which he believes he can summon for the good of Nigeria.

Edited by Felix Ajide