Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo has officially declared his intention to run for president in the forthcoming 2023 Election.
Professor Yemi Osinbajo made the declaration on Monday, in a video shared via his social media accounts.
”I formally declare my intention to run for the office of the President, Federal Republic of Nigeria, on the platform of our great party, the All Progressives Congress,” the VP said.
Osinbajo also stated in his declaration speech that he was committed to continuing the vision President Muhammadu Buhari has for the country.
He said; “If by the grace of God and the will of the people, I am given the opportunity, then I believe that first, we must complete what we have started, radically transforming our security and intelligence architecture.
Completing the reforms of our justice system; focusing on adequate remuneration and welfare of judicial personnel and ensuring justice for all and the observants of the rule of law;
rapidly advancing our infrastructure development, especially power, roads, railways, and broadband connectivity, providing an excellent environment for businesses to thrive, taking the agriculture revolution to the next level, especially mechanisation and developing the farm-to-table value chain;
making sure that the government, its agencies, and regulators, serve the business community, creating a tech economy that will provide jobs for millions of young Nigerians; enhancing our social investment programme, to a full-scale social welfare program…”
Watch the video below:
I am today, with utmost humility formally declaring my intention to run for the office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria on the platform of APC. pic.twitter.com/atggfEnF2Q
— Prof Yemi Osinbajo (@ProfOsinbajo) April 11, 2022