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Yemi Osinbajo Read text of Vice-Presidential candidate’s first speech

Former Attorney-General of Lagos State, Yemi Osinbajo will run alongside the APC’s Presidential candidate and former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari.

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APC Vice Presidential candidate, Yemi Osinbajo

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A former Attorney-General of Lagos State, Yemi Osinbajo has been nominated as the Vice-Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the 2015 elections.

Osinbajo will run alongside the party’s Presidential candidate and former Head of State, Muhammadu Buhari.

The lawyer and pastor spoke on his nomination during a ceremony held on Wednesday, December 17 in Abuja to officially unveil him as Buhari’s running mate.

Read his full speech below:

“I am deeply honoured and grateful to have been nominated as the Vice-Presidential candidate of our party, APC, and especially the Presidential candidate, General Muhammadu Buhari."

“I also thank the leaders and elders of our great party for the trust reposed in me."

“The task of rebuilding this nation is one to which I am fully committed. There can be no other President, Leader and commander that can lead that common sense revolution Nigeria urgently needs than General Muhammadu Buhari. I will proudly serve this country with him."

“General Buhari’s uprightness and fierce commitment to good governance is well known. It will be a privilege to work with him. I come to this assignment with lots of hope and a resolve to be a part of this movement to bring Nigeria back to its lost glory. With the support of all Nigerians and the help of God, we shall make Nigeria work again.”

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