Buhari ‘President’s only desire is for Nigeria to become a great nation,’ Osinbajo says

Osinbajo made the comment on Thursday, March 31, 2016, while receiving a delegation of his classmates from the University of Lagos.

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Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s earnest desire is to see Nigeria progress.

Osinbajo made the comment on Thursday, March 31, 2016, while receiving a delegation of his classmates from the University of Lagos, The Nation reports.

The Vice President described Buhari as “a man who is honest and whose only desire is to make Nigeria go forward and become a great nation.”

“The President and I are determined to give a good account of ourselves and more importantly ensure that the country makes good progress,” Osinbajo said.

Osinbajo had earlier assured Nigerians that Buhari would fulfill his campaign promises.

“The President has no other business besides fixing the problems of the country…But I want to assure you that every single day that President Buhari spends in Abuja; that I spend in Abuja, we will work hard to achieve the promises we have made,” he said in Ogun State in November 2015.

“You can be sure of an honest and transparent government; you can be sure of hard work. You can be sure that everything we promised, we will do,” he added.

Buhari and Osinbajo were sworn in on May 29, 2015.

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