he member representing Ughelli North/Ughelli South/Udu federal constituency in the House of Representatives, Hon. Francis Waive has called on Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to contest the 2023 presidential election.
TheNewsGuru.com (TNG) reports Hon. Waive asked Osinbajo to contest the 2023 presidential election on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a statement on Saturday.
In the statement he personally signed, Waive who is the only APC member of the House from Delta State, opined that nobody from the main opposition party, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) can match the candidacy of Osinbajo.
While stressing that the Vice President will win the 2023 presidential election with ease from the APC, the lawmaker called on APC leaders to do the needful and support Osinbajo if the party is to win the 2023 presidential election.
Waive, who is the Deputy Chairman of the House Committee on Power as well as Chairman Nigeria Niger Parliamentary Friendship Group, stressed that the Vice President has displayed all the character traits of a good leader.
He further stressed that the Vice President has been a trustworthy and loyal deputy to President Muhammadu Buhari, while pointing out that Osinbajo has proven capacity to turn the fortunes of Nigeria around, building on the foundation laid by the present administration.
Nigeria, Waive said, needs a younger leader like Osinbajo, who the lawmaker argued, has the presence of mind, vast contacts around the country and respect for the multi ethnic and multi religious dimensions of the country.
“Prof Osinbajo’s intellectual dept, managerial abilities, patience and tolerance is what our country needs at this crucial time in our history,” Waive emphasized.
He, therefore, called on all people of goodwill to pray and work for the emergence of the Vice President as President of Nigeria come 2023.