Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has dissociated himself from a 2023 presidential campaign poster reportedly seen across Kano.
Campaign posters of the Vice President Osinbajo and Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano State surfaced recently on social media across parts of the country.
But spokesperson to Vice President Osinbajo, Mr. Laolu Akande, has cleared the air on his principal’s interest in the 2023 presidential election.
Akande, in a statement, on Monday, distanced his principal from the poster, describing it as ‘needless distractions’.
According to Akande, “There has again been a flurry of activities, such as the release of campaign style promotional videos, banners in the social media and even the deployment of political posters in some parts of the country, including the FCT and Kano, insinuating that the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, has joined the 2023 Presidential Race.
“The Office of the Vice President wishes to reiterate a statement on the same subject, made earlier in May this year.
“The Office of the Vice President is not in any way connected with the distribution and deployment of any 2023 political posters, whether on the streets or in online videos, banners and the like on the social media.
“All these are simply needless distractions from the urgent tasks of governance needed in our country at this time.
“Prof. Osinbajo has not declared any interest whatsoever in the 2023 election, but he is rather focused on working in his capacity as Vice President in the current administration to address all the compelling issues in the country and concerns of Nigerians, including finding effective and lasting solutions to the security challenges and working to further boost the economy.”