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Osinbajo Acting President turns 60 today, March 8

Osinbajo was born into the family of Opeoluwa Osinbajo on March 8, 1957 at the Creek Hospital in Lagos.

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

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Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo is 60 years old today, March 8, 2017.

 

Osinbajo was born into the family of Opeoluwa Osinbajo on March 8, 1957 at the Creek Hospital in Lagos.

He was elected Vice President alongside President Muhammadu Buhari in March 2015 and sworn in on May 29 of that year.

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Osinbajo is also a professor, a lawyer and a Pastor of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

As the people of Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, celebrate 55 years of independence from British colonial rule, the country's leadership grapples with an economic slowdown that exposes the inability of past governments to diversify exports and revenues away from oil. CNBC Africa's Wole Famurewa discusses the economic programme of the new government with Nigeria's Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo.

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