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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed joy in picking Yemi Osinbajo as Vice President.
Buhari described Osinbajo as ‘a reliable and dedicated deputy who is not only admirably competent, but also exudes confidence and passion in the performance of his job.’
He stated this in a message to celebrate Osinbajo who turns 64 on Monday.
In the message signed by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, Buhari said: ‘I’m proud to have selected Osinbajo as my running mate and he has given a good account of himself since our journey began in 2015.’
‘The Vice President is a cool-headed gentleman who puts the interest of Nigeria above other narrow considerations.’
Buhari also noted that ‘Vice President Osinbajo is an incredibly patient politician who demonstrates remarkable intellectual and mental energy in the discharge of his duties.’
He wished him many more prosperous years and Almighty God’s continued guidance.
AFRICA TODAY NEWS, NEW YORK