Arewa Group Says Yemi Osinbajo Should Be President Buhari’s Successor.
From: Femi Mustapha
Following the recent move by President Muhammadu Buhari to solicit the support of the All Progressive Congress APC Governors Forum in picking his successor Coalition of Arewa Youth and Women for PY0 2023 said the man whom the cap fit is nobody then the vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo SAN.
This was contained a statement signed by Spokesperson of the Group, Mohammed Lawal and made available to the media in Kaduna on the 1st June, 2022.
The statement stated that Professor Yemi Osinbajo is a favourite line of aspirants to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, because of his previous antecedents that say much about him, record-breaking performances that have earned him nothing other than an un-unadulterated respect,
The statement further stated that across the country, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is found in amidst Nigerians either Muslims, Christians, Hausas, Yorubas, Igbos, Igede, Idoma, Ibibio, Ekwere, Ishakiri and others for unity, peace and development to prevail in Nigeria.
According to the Group, Oshinbajo is a de-tribalise Nigerian, a man who is only defined by his humanity, philanthropy and respect for all, irrespective of tribe, religion and political affiliation, a symbol of national unity.
“A leader with impeccable qualities of leadership, one of the best and rare politicians of our time.
“This intelligent pillar of hope, vibrant, discipline leader and bulldozer of work has a vast wealth of knowledge and experience.
“As a classroom teacher, he was the teacher’s teacher, full of knowledge and intellect, with easy methods of impacting others, cherished and admired by both Staff and Students.
“His days as the commissioner of justice and the Attorney General of Lagos state, are still yearning for, the memories linger in the mind of the common man in Lagos state and beyond, who enjoyed an uninterrupted judicial transformation, that protected all and sundry, abolish bureaucracies that prevented the average person from accessing the judicial system.
“He made sure Lagos indigenes became more aware of their rights, got free counselling and other necessary assistance.
By far, Professor Yemi Osinbajo is the most active, initiative, and intelligent Vice president Nigeria has ever produced.
“This is evident in the initiation and sustenance of the largest social investment programmes in Africa, which comprises the N-Power Programme, currently employing 500,000 graduates; the GEEP loans (Market Moni, FarmerMoni and Trader Moni), providing credit to over 3 million Nigerian traders, artisans and businessmen; the Homegrown School Feeding Programme, amongst others.
“The Economic Sustainability Plan is also one of his initiatives that is creating room for millions of Nigerians to benefit from several packages like MSME Survival Fund, Youth Fund, Mass Housing Programmes, Farmers Fund, Teachers’ Welfare Scheme, and the likes
“The Vice president’s initiative will create about 250,000 jobs, the Solar Power Strategy, the Mass Housing Program that is targeting the creation of over 1,500, 000 jobs is also credited to the Vice President.
“Professor Yemi Osinbajo has also used his office as the Vice President to add to the economic strength of Nigeria by inviting foreign investors who saw and believed in the potentials of Nigeria to come and invest.
” These and many other initiatives of his have helped in stabilizing and boosting the economy, contributing to the reduction of poverty and the creation of more jobs for our teeming youths.
“Also, as the Vice President, he has always been key to the success of this regime, and that of Nigeria and due to his wealth of experience, strategy and political mastery, President Muhammadu Buhari left him in charge as the acting President of Nigeria when he travelled in 2017 & 2018, a task he carried out so well, diligently and efficiently enough to assure Nigerians that the President left the country in good.
“As acting President, he sacked the then DSS DG Mal. Lawal Daura, for his reckless invasion of National Assembly. Sacked all the directors in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority for negligence and incompetence that were capable of killing innocent Nigerians. Complete overhaul of SARS, relocation of the service chiefs to Borno State and the signing of the Executive order of Ease of Doing Business are some of his achievements as acting president within the shortest possible time.
“With such unbeatable track records of this distinguished Pan – Nigerian of our time, a symbol of national unity, a true federalist, full of integrity, active and smart, whose foresight is really worthy of saluting and emulating, we are left with no option but share this with Nigerians as the reasons Professor Yemi Osinbajo SAN (GCON), should be the successor of President Muhammadu Buhari.”