Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has declared that he has no intention of contesting to be President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 2023, .
The Vice President made this known through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, while answering questions on an Instagram Live chat with the Publisher of Ovation Magazine, Dele Momodu.
Momodu asked Akande if the attacks his Principal has faced recently, was part of a plan to disrupt any ambition the Vice President may have in 2023.
In response, Akande insisted that Osinbajo’s major focus is to support President Muhammadu Buhari, until their tenure elapses.
His words: “I am his Spokesperson, and all I know he wants to do is to do this job that he has been given very well, and he does not have any other plans right now about any such thing. I can tell you that clearly.
“He has said to me several times, see Laolu, this is not a Monarchy, we are going to be here for four or at best eight years, let us just focus and do the work, so that when we are gone, people will say we did this and that. So, he is entirely consumed with the job.
“I am his Spokesperson, and we have not talked about what he is going to do in 2023. What is the point?” Akande noted.