He made the remarks on the grand finale of his consultations with stakeholders and delegates of All Progressives Congress (APC) around the nation, which held at Ikeja, Lagos State, ahead of the party’s presidential primaries on Sunday.
Lagos deputy governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, led different dignitaries within the entourage of the Vice President to the parley. The party trustworthy, who had been it seems that elated, confirmed their admiration and support for Osinbajo and his presidential aspiration.
Speaking with the massive crowd, he defined why he made up our minds to vie for the submit of president, stating that “my decision to run is on account of the fact that first, I desire deeply to serve this country, to serve the people of this country, especially the man on the street, the common man.
“My desire is to serve this country truthfully, very honestly and transparently; to take this country to the best possible place.”
Osinbajo continued: “I’m not here to campaign but to celebrate with my people in Lagos. We will certainly get to a new Nigeria. Buhari has exposed me to governing a complex country like Nigeria.
“The truth is that God has not made a mistake, the reason God has given me opportunity to serve is because a time will come when our country will need new leadership. That time has come.
“I’m sure, everyone knows that if you have seven years of experience you will be better than those without experience.
“So, by the grace of God, I will achieve the aim of bringing about a new Nigeria. We can only achieve it if we back it up with our votes beginning from this Sunday at the primary.”