Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said President Muhammadu Buhari and himself were determined to give good account of themselves in their respective offices as Nigeria’s leaders. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, the VP spoke while receiving a delegation of his Law Faculty class mates with whom he attended the University of Lagos between 1975 and 1978.
He also promised that all efforts would be put in place to ensure that Nigeria makes good progress under the current administration. “The President and I are determined to give a good account of ourselves and more importantly ensure that the country makes a good progress,” the Vice-President reportedly told his guests.
He said Nigeria had a unique opportunity to become a great country with the kind of leader that currently at the helm of affairs. He called on Nigerians to support Buhari who he described as “a man who is honest and whose only desire is to make Nigeria go forward and become a great nation.” Osinbajo said despite the twists and turns in governance, the country had a unique opportunity to make good progress now.
Retired Justice Chinyelu Anigbodu, who spoke for the delegation which included Odein Ajumogobia (SAN), congratulated the Vice-President, noting that his election “is a precious gift to us.” They are made up of justices serving and retired, notable law teachers and lawyers.