3Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was given atriumphant reception when he arrived Ilorin, capital of Kwara State on Thursday in continuation of the Next Level engagements.
Prof Osinbajo was first received by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the All Progressives Congress governorship candidate, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, and other chieftains of the party in the north central state.
He continued his unique campaign for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in the presidential election slated for Saturday February 23.
The Vice President made stops at the palace of the Emir of Ilorin, His Royal Highness, Alhaji Ibrahim Kolapo Sulu-Gambari, who personally received him in front of the palace amidst chants of ‘Osinbajo’, ‘Sai Baba’ and ‘O to ge’ (the theme of the APC campaign in Kwara State).
At the palace of the Emir, Prof Osinbajo explained the major achievements of the Buhari administration, and why they are seeking re-election in office.
The VP then proceeded to take long walks on the streets of Ilorin, including inAdabata, and Isale Aluko, Alanamu ward,where he was greeted by huge crowds of residents who abandoned their businesses to walk the streets with him even as he acknowledged their chants and accolades.
Joyous residents thronged to catch a glimpse of the energetic Vice President.
Prof. Osinbajo assured the people of Kwara that more Federal Government impact will be felt over the next four years as the country goes to the Next Level. He said President Buhari’s government is committed to creating more jobs and improving the country’s economy.
He also stated that more Nigerians will benefit from its Social Investment Programmes which has positively affected the lives of millions of Nigerians.
Meanwhile, on Wednesday night, speaking at a meeting with young Christian leaders in Lagos, Prof. Osinbajo debunked the fake news of his purported resignation being circulated on some social media platforms.
The VP emphasized that he has not resigned his position in the Buhari administration, and escribed the false information as “deliberate propaganda.”
He said, “Today (Wednesday), they’ve been spreading some information around that I’ve resigned. They said I didn’t attend a security meeting yesterday. I was too busy in my office.
“The same security people were meeting with me that same evening. Must I attend every meeting? Can’t the President hold a meeting with the security chiefs without me? They said I was so angry that they didn’t bring me to that meeting, that I was excluded, then I resigned! I have not resigned.”