Osinbajo Lacks Greedy Acquisitive Tendencies Like Others, Says Support Group

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Adedayo Akinwale in Abuja

A group, the National Coalition of Women for Osinbajo has said the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo is one of the very few Nigerian political aspirants who will not turn electoral victory into an opportunity for wealth accumulation.

The group also called on the Caretaker Extraordinary/Convention Planning Committee (CECPC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to ensure that delegates to its national convention are not hijacked by those who have allegedly participated in looting state or federal resources in the past.

The leader of the coalition, Hajia Rabi Dauda stated this yesterday, while addressing a press conference in Abuja.

The coalition demanded the emergence of truly people-focused leadership at the forthcoming convention of the party slated for February 26.

The coalition urged the, “APC Caretaker and Convention Committee to strictly ensure that delegates to its national convention are not hijacked by those who have participated in looting state or federal resources in the past.

“Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is one of the very few Nigerian political aspirants who will not turn electoral victory into an opportunity for wealth accumulation and Nigerian women will give him resolute backing for the 2003 presidential elections.”

She stressed that various parameters used for assessing genuine leadership put Osinbajo ahead of other presidential aspirants

According to her, “The 2023 general election will be a very decisive juncture in the history of Nigeria and our great party, APC has an epoch-making responsibility to move the nation forward by deepening democracy, considering affirmative action for 35 percent representation for women and accelerating general development.

“Without any iota of doubt, we believe that the emergence of Prof Yemi Osinbajo as the 2023 presidential flag-bearer of the APC will give Nigeria the opportunity to realize these lofty collective progressive aspirations.”