Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is expected to visit the Akarigbo of Remo land, the Alake of Egba land and hold consultations with chieftains of the Ogun chapter of the All Progressives Congress and delegates to the party’s presidential primary.
Mr Osinbajo who had earlier visited stakeholders of the party in Ondo as well as Governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Monday, will continue his strategic consultations for his presidential ambition with stakeholders in Ogun today.
During his visit to Ondo, Mr Osinbajo reiterated that having once served as Acting President for President Muhammadu Buhari on several occasions, he’s acquired the necessary experience to lead Nigeria come 2023.
According to him, it will, therefore, be a betrayal to the country if he doesn’t contest.
“Many people are dying for the country every day.
If with all that has been given to me by the grace of God— all the experience — I now retire to Lagos or Ikenne to go and write my memoir, it would be a great injustice to this country,” the Vice President said.
“Now the opportunity has come, with the experience that I have, the connection and contacts that I have both locally and internationally, it will be a betrayal to the country not to accept to serve the country.
“Nobody can be anything without the endorsement of God. I declare my intention based on the fact that I have served for over seven months as acting president. I was given very serious responsibility as an acting president.”
The Vice President also visited the Olubadan of Ibadan, Senator Lekan Balogun last week to, officially inform him of his presidential ambition.
The monarch, in turn, offered his blessings to the vice president saying: “I conclude my contribution to you by handing you over to Allah, let him protect you”.