Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has urged Nigerians to vote massively to re – elect President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 16 presidential election.
He described Buhari as an honest person , who would do whatever he promised to do .
Osinbajo said this on Friday, at the palace of the Olufon of Ifon in the Ose Local Government Area of the state during a house – to – house campaign which he led .
The vice president said Buhari was not corrupt and the person who would rebuild the nation, saying corruption was a major hindrance to the development of any nation.
He said , “ Buhari is a truthful man and will do something if he says so . He built three of our refineries in four years . The development of Nigeria is a major concern to us . We all know what happened when we first got here . No country can develop when corruption is too much.
“ This forthcoming election is particularly important to us because it is not all the time we have a representative in government , but when we have one , we should support that one to have more development .
“ Our school feeding programmed feeds 9 . 2 million children daily . Whatever we have promised , we will do one by one . The railway, roads , water and power promised in the South – West will be done . ”
The Ondo State governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu , thanked the vice president for coming to Ifon for the first time . He expressed the confidence that the APC would win the coming election .
He urged the people of the state to vote massively for the party during the elections .
“ As you are here today , the people have seen you with us . It has great impact and it is more than any rally we could have organised . We are the same family and we see ourselves as one . I am happy we started in Ifon. A lot of things started in Ifon. It is part of the three key areas of Ondo State , ” Akeredolu stated .
Earlier, the Olufon of Ifon, Oba Israel Adeusi , explained that there had been development since the inception of the present administration of the APC.