Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has assured Nigerians that they would share in the benefits that would accrue as the Muhammadu Buhari Administration continues to serve.
He said this at at the All Progressives Congress Ward Congress in Eti Osa Local Government where he had observed the congress.
In a statement by his Spokesman, Laolu Akande, said Osinbajo who was at the Wards A & B – Agungi Ajiran, and Ikate Elegusi in the LGA respectively, that “We came to find out how things are going, to hear the good news that all our ward congresses are going on very peacefully without any rancour and problems.
“We are confident in our party and the reason we are confident is that we are not thieves, we are different and we want to serve the people and the people know we want to serve them. And with everything we have, we would serve the people. We will make sure we provide everything necessary.
“And I pray that everyone of us will all see and benefit in the goodness of this land. None of us would be left behind. We would all see the blessings together.
“Our party is a great party and it will become greater and greater still.
“What we must achieve in Lagos and other parts of the country is that we must be the best, in everything we do we must be the best.”
He Vice President who was also at his Ward in Agungi and later Ikate Elegusi, both of which are in Ajah, Lagos, added that “in terms of progress, whatever we do must be the best, our schools, hospitals and roads must be the best. So we have to put in the resources. And we can do that, very very possible.
“As I have been saying all over the country, the difference between us and any other govt is that we will not steal the money. We must be confident.
Osinbajo added that “with the decline in the oil prices, we have been earning 60 percent less than the previous government, but God is helping us, we are getting more and more hopeful.
“With that we would see the changes we hope for, so that our children and ourselves will see the benefits.”
He commended the party leaders in the local government saying, “ I have seen that we held this congresses peacefully. I am very happy to be here, to see that our party is making progress and is doing very well.”
Osinbajo also prayed that “the Lord God Almighty will help us, He will help your children, we will see the goodness in this land, in our own lifetime we will enjoy, suffering must end, progress must continue.”