The vice president of Nigeria and presidential aspirant, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo said the newly elected presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Bola Ahmed Tinubu’s sterling contributions to Nigeria’s democracy and its progress stood him out.
Osinbajo in a congratulatory statement signed personally on Thursday, said “for many decades, our Flagbearer has shown passion, patriotism, courage and determination in the cause of nation-building”.
The Vice President also congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari and all leaders of the APC for a successful Special Convention and Presidential Primary.
The full statement:
I congratulate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his victory at our party primaries and his emergence as the Presidential Candidate and Flagbearer of our great party, the APC for the forthcoming 2023 Presidential Elections.
For many decades, our Flagbearer has shown passion, patriotism, courage and determination in the cause of nation-building. His sterling contributions to our democracy and its progress stand him out. His wealth of experience will certainly be critical in our party’s continued efforts to attain a more secure and prosperous Nigeria.
To all members of our great party, regardless of who you voted for at the primaries, we must now unite behind our Presidential Candidate and Flagbearer to ensure victory for our party in the 2023 elections.
As true progressives, we must remain strong and united in pursuing our collective vision as a party towards building a country that can provide a decent life and livelihoods for all our people.”
Professor Yemi Osinbajo, SAN
Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
9th June 2022