2023: Osinbajo distances himself from Olugbenga Olaoye’s comments against Tinubu

Tinubu and Osinbajo

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has distanced himself from one Olugbenga Olaoye, who is the Co-Convener, ‘Osinbajo Think Thank’ over his recent remarks during an interview.

Olugbenga, while speaking on the presidential ambition of the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Bola Tinubu told Arise TV that Nigerians do not want another sick president who would be embarking on foreign medical trips.

He said Nigeria needs a capable person like the Vice President who formally declared on Monday to run for the top political office in the 2023 elections.

He said, “We cannot afford another sick President who will be travelling to London all the time as we currently have, we need someone who is mentally sound. The little time that Osinbajo spent leading FEC was different. Things were moving”

Osinbajo while reacting to the comment through his spokesman, Laolu Akande, said Olugbenga does not represent the office of the VP and should be ignored.

In a tweet on his official Twitter page, Akande claimed that he is not aware of the Osinbajo Think Tank group

The tweet reads, “Indeed this gentleman does not represent the VP nor the Office. His views are completely & totally his own. This particular opinion he has expressed on TV is deplorable and in bad taste. I am not even aware of the so-called Osinbajo Think Tank he purports to represent. Pls IGNORE”

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