The Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu congratulated Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, describing him as a very dependable ally of President Muhammadu Buhari.
The minister’s congratulatory message is contained in a statement issued byMr Victor Oluwadamilare, his Special Assistant on Media on Wednesday in Abuja.
According to Shittu, Osinbajo is a God sent able lieutenant to Buhari in the task of salvaging the country at this critical period of our national life.
“The Acting President had not disappointed the All Progressives Congress (APC), on which platform he was jointly elected with President Buhari and several millions of Nigerians in discharging his duties.
“A visionary leader can have his mission transformed into action only when he has dependable assistants that shared his visions and are ready to work tirelessly to drive that vision to achieve success.
“President Buhari is lucky to have a hard working, resourceful, highly cerebral and dependable ally in Osinbajo as his Vice President and the two of them have been fixing the country since coming to power about 20 months ago.
“Honestly speaking, the two of them are a perfect combination,’’
Shittu said in spite of his age, the Acting President is very agile, mobile and sound minded, attributes he said had been helping him in performing excellently in office.
The minister, while praying for sound health for Osinbajo to further discharge his duties, urged all Nigerians to pray for both Buhari and his vice to enable them succeed in taking the country out of the present economic recession.
“I wish the Acting President long life, good health and ability in the service of our great country.’’ (NAN)