Nasarawa State governor, Abdullahi Sule, yesterday described Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as a sellable candidate of presidential aspirant if he chooses to contest the Presidential elections in 2023 to build on President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievement.
The governor disclosed this during a courtesy call paid on him by members of the Progressive Consolidating Group at the Government House Lafia, the State capital.
He thanked the group for the visit and for intimating him of their advocacy for the presidential candidature of Osinbajo and their desire for him to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023 and consolidate on the achievements of the present administration
Sule assured the group that they had nothing to worry about if the Vice President choose to contest the 2023 Presidential elections; adding that he was a good candidate for the party whose antecedent as an astute politician speaks volumes.
He said since the formation of the party, it has been built around one man in the person of President Buhari and the concern of progressive governors of the party was how to move the party forward after Buhari’s two tenure as president.
Speaking earlier, Dr. Aliyu Kurfi, Chairman of the PCG said although they were in Nasarawa without the consent of the VP, yet they were convinced to make start making the advocacy for Osinbajo to succeed Buhari because of his impressive vision for the country.
He said the Vice-President if given the mandate to rule Nigeria will among other things ensure that the rule of law is entrenched across the country due to his background in the law profession.
The group also paid courtesy calls on the Speaker, Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Hon. Ibrahim Balarebe and the Emir of Lafia, Rtd. Justice Sidi Bage.