. . . Meets Kaduna APC Delegates Behind Closed Door
By Abdulwaheed Olayinka Adubi, Kaduna
The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has disclosed that the rationale behind his ambition to become the next president of Nigeria is to move the country forward.
He made this known in Kaduna on Sunday night while soliciting the support of the Kaduna APC delegates.
The Vice President who met the party delegates behind a closed door arrived Murtala Square; the venue of the meeting at exactly 7: 36 pm alongside the Governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-rufai among other top government officials.
Osinbajo said, if elected as the number one citizen, he would not spend so much time studying how to govern since he is familiar with the system, unlike others.
He further explained that with his seven years experience in governance, he will hit the ground runing on his first day in office if he becomes President come 2023.
According to him, there is need to prioritize education in the country, while also adding that there must be a paradigm change and Nigeria must begin to run online education, just as he said that funding in the educational sector is not enough and there is the need for improvement.
On Agriculture, Osinbajo said there is need to break the Ministry of agriculture so that the agricultural system can work effectively; with focus on infrastructure and other areas.
He also emphasised the need to have a system that instantly responds to conflict, as a means to address sociocultural challenges, while also saying that there must be a social system that addresses the challenges of everyone.
Speaking on the current free fall of the Naira, he said the country sets the rate and the best solution is to let the market determine rate of the currency.
“When President Muhammadu Buhari handed over power to me before one of his visits to London, I asked the President whether to report directly to him, but the President responded that I amin charge.
” And during President’s visit to London, I was able to attend to complex and sensitive issues that showcased my capabilities to move the country forward”, Osinbajo explained.