Buhari celebrates Osinbajo at 64, describes him as a reliable and dedicated deputy

Buhari says Osinbajo is a cool-headed gentleman who puts the interest of Nigeria above other narrow considerations.

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo doing the 'Coronavirus handshake'. [Twitter/@ToluOgunlesi]

In a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity to celebrate the Vice President on his 64th birthday on Monday, March 8, President 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.

According to the President, “the Vice President is a cool-headed gentleman who puts the interest of Nigeria above other narrow considerations.”

President 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.

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