Former Military President Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida has endorsed Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for the 2023 presidency.
Premiumtimes reports that the former Nigerian leader endorsed him when the Osinbajo Grassroots Organisation visited him at his Hilltop residence in Minna, Niger capital, on Thursday December 23. According to him, Osinbajo has great passion for Nigeria and should contest the Presidency in 2023.
“Osinbajo has great passion for Nigeria, he is one that can communicate with the country and inspire people among other qualities; he is the best person to lead Nigeria in 2023.
I know the vice president very well; he is a good man; a man who has conviction about Nigeria; a man who can communicate with the country and inspire people.
Such a man is worthy person to work with; we need good man to lead Nigeria; a man who has passion for this country’s economy; Nigeria is a good country; the people of Nigeria are good.
You must learn to understand people and constant discussion is key; I want to convey my best wishes to the vice president through you and I want you to tell him to stay the course; I know it’s not easy but he has the conviction; I wish him the best”, he said.
Babangida told the group that he accepted to speak with them because he knows Osinbajo has what it takes to be a good leader.