Ex-Military President of Nigeria, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (IBB), has endorsed Vice President Yemi Osibanjo to run in the 2023 presidential elections.
According to IBB, saying he is a good man to lead Nigeria.
He stated this in his Uphill Residence in Minna, Niger state, when the Osibanjo Grassroot Organization visited him.
“I know the Vice Pesident 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.”
He described Osibanjo as a man who has passion for the country, adding, “Nigeria is a good country too; the people of Nigeria are good . You must learn to understand people and communicate with them. 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 on cause. I know it’s not easy but he has the conviction. I wish him the best,” Babangida noted .
The elder statesman further revealed that he decided to speak to them because of the Vice-President, insisting that he knew Osibanjo has what it takes to be a good leader.
Speaking, the National Convener of the Organization, Mr. OJo Foluso expressed joy with the endorsement of the former military leader, saying, ” we came to consult the Oracle and the Oracle has spoken. General IBB is an oracle because he understands Nigeria”.
He also stated that the group would continue to pressure on the VP to pick interest in contesting for the presidency in the 2023 general elections.