Supporters of the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osibanjo have launched his presidential campaign in Kano state.
The supporters, under the umbrella of Professor Yemi Osibanjo for President, PYO, converged in Kano on Saturday from six geopolitical zones of the country to express their support for the VP come 2023.
Addressing the gathering, National Coordinator of Yemi Osinbanjo for President, Dr. Anwar Hamza said that it behoves on Nigerians to vote wisely for the Vice President for continuity and progress of Nigeria as one indivisible entity.
He said Nigerians cannot not afford to miss the opportunity of electing the Vice President in order to continue with the good work started by the President Muhammad Buhari administration.
Hamza said: “Yemi is competent, a well cultured character, with capacity, knowledge and integrity. He has all the qualities to pilot the nation’s affairs after PMB”
“We must all rise to prosper as a nation, we must vote for a straightforward man to be the next President and for a man with the grasp of our economic realities and solutions to our national woes at his fingertips.”
In his remarks, National Coordinator, Osinbajo Like-minds, Hafizu Kawu, said the gathering was convened in a bid to pursue a common agenda and course for a better Nigeria.
He said, the VP’s supporters, from every part of the country, had converged in Kano to work towards for the actualization of “New Tribe”, the campaign slogan for the development of Nigeria.
According to him, President Muhammadu Buhari has put Nigeria on the path of development and improvement in all sectors, noting that as the president is approaching the end of his administration, no candidate suitable as his successor better than Osinbajo.
Kawu, a House of Representatives member, representing Tarauni Federal Constituency, described Osinbajo as a leader with all the qualities of leadership.
He said Osinbajo is a source of inspiration to millions of Nigerians, adding that he is a leader that inspires young people to be on the corridor of leadership.
“He taught us to lead not to be led, to Serv but not to be served. He is the man that believe in one Nigeria and believe in the development of Nigeria,” he said.
Kawu- therefore called on Nigerians to support the Vice President to succeed Buhari in 2023 to continue on the solid foundation laid by Mr President.