President Muhammadu Buhari’s Particular Adviser on Political Issues, Babafemi Ojudu, has dismissed studies claiming he stated VP Yemi Osinbajo would contest for the presidency.
Naija Information studies that teams have known as on Osinbajo to contest to interchange Buhari in 2023 however many see the VP in a tough spot as his political godfather Bola Ahmed Tinubu is reportedly eyeing identical place.
Nevertheless, some studies additionally claimed that Ojudu, who works within the workplace of the Vice President, had hinted on Osinbajo contesting.
Reacting in a press release to newsmen, Ojudu identified that it’s only Osinbajo that’s certified to declare his intention to run.
He stated: “My consideration has been known as to a citation attributed to me that’s trending. It was to the impact that Prof Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President will run for the workplace of President in 2023.
“First, let me reiterate once more that Prof. Osinbajo is for now totally targeted on working in his capability as Vice President within the present administration, to handle all of the compelling points within the nation and considerations of Nigerians, together with discovering efficient and lasting options to the safety challenges and dealing to additional increase the economic system. He has not made any declaration in respect of the 2023 elections.
“What occurred was that I used to be in Port Harcourt the place I had a non-public assembly with some buddies and curiosity teams. Whereas on the assembly discussing politics, economic system and numerous different topics of public curiosity and well-being of our nation somebody requested me if Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will run for President come 2023.
“My reply to that enquiry was that he’s eminently certified to contest and would be the one to determine whether or not to take action or not at an applicable time.
“I concede that Nigerians are extremely eager about understanding if Osinbajo will run. In every single place I am going that’s the query folks ask me and I’ve all the time tried to watch out in my response whether or not to a person or teams.
“Whereas I admire and welcome the folks’s love and admiration for Vice President Osinbajo, my counsel is we should always all enable him to make the choice whether or not or not he’s , by himself on the proper time. It’s definitely not a matter that shall be pronounced at a non-public assembly such because the one I participated in earlier this week in Port Harcourt.”
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