A former Military Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida, has on Thursday, endorsed Vice President Yemi Osibanjo for the 2023 Presidency, Page 36 learnt.
He made the endorsement when the Osibanjo Grassroot Organisation visited him at his residence, in Minna, the Niger State capital.
His exact words: “I know the Vice President very well. He is a good man. A man who has conviction about Nigeria; a man who can communicate with the country and inspire people. Such a man is a worthy person to work with. We need a good man to lead Nigeria. A man who has a passion for this country. Nigeria is a good country; the people of Nigeria are good. You must learn to understand people and constant discussion is key.
“I want to convey my best wishes to the Vice President through you. And I want you to tell him to stay on the cause. I know it is not easy, but he has the conviction. I wish him the best.”
He also told the group that he accepted to speak to them, because he knows Vice President Osinbajo has what it takes to be a good Leader of the country, come 2023 general elctions.
Speaking, the National Convener of the Organisation, Ojo Foluso, stated that they were happy with Babangida’s response.
He said: “We came to consult the Oracle, and the Oracle has spoken. General IBB is an oracle, because he understands Nigeria.”
Also speaking, the Team Leader of the Organisation, Emma Ejiofor, stated that the group is ready to work with the advice of prominent citizens like the former Military Head of State, because of their sound knowledge and understanding of the country.
He noted that Nigeria is in dire need of Leaders with conviction and passion for her development.
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