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Akwa Ibom Monarch To Osinbajo: If You Succeed Nigeria Succeeds

President General of the Akwa Ibom State Council of Traditional Rulers and Paramount Ruler of Nsit Ubium Local Government Area, His Eminence Nteyin (Dr.) Solomon Etuk (JP), has described Nigeria’s Vice President and Presidential aspirant under the canopy of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Yemi Osinbajo as a “a symbol of love, peace and unity of this country, cherished by Nigerians wherever he goes.
“The Vice President is a cherished personality; he is cherished at home, cherished abroad, and cherished everywhere he goes. He is a good friend of the State. He’s also here with us.”
The traditional ruler spoke yesterday, May 13, at an interactive session the Vice President had with stakeholders and delegates of the APC in Akwa Ibom State.

Dr. Solomon Etuk said: “What I want to say, on behalf of the Akwa Ibom State Traditional Council, is that the Almighty God that knows the beginning also knows the end. He knew you before you were born. He will protect you, guide you right, and show you the way to go. When you become the president, please remember us.”
The monarch, who offered prayer and support to Professor Osinbajo, said: “Your excellency sir, you are a symbol of love, peace and unity of this country. You must continue to be… Whatever you want to do, may the Almighty God open the door for you to succeed, because if you succeed, Nigeria succeeds. If you succeed, Akwa Ibom succeeds. May Almighty God be with you and your entourage.”

This was even as the Presidential aspirant called on Nigerians to put sentiments aside and elect the best, especially in 2023.
He emphasized that his aspiration to become president is based on his desire to give his best in service to the country, saying: “this coming election (2023), beginning with primaries, maybe the most significant for our generation, and generations to come.”
“I am sure that God helping me, if I am given the opportunity to do the job, I will give my best. By God’s grace, I believe that this country will be better. Each and every one of us will know that difference.”
Professor Osinbajo said that he chose to offer himself in service to the country as president come 2023 because of his firm belief in, and dedication to Nigeria’s great future and destiny.
He called on delegates and Nigerians to partner with him to make the country better, and that “what I am offering as an individual is a commitment to developing this nation in the way that other nations of the world have been developed, the pace that other nations of the world have been developed.”
Prior to his meeting with the APC delegates, the Vice President had on arrival in Akwa Ibom State, received a warm welcome at the airport from the State Governor, Emmanuel Udom. He was also accompanied by a former Deputy Governor of Akwa Ibom State and former MD, Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Obong Nsima Ekere;  Senator Ita Enang, among other senior state government officials and notable political leaders.

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