Vice President Osinbajo’s unwavering dedication to public service and his profound vision for governance were highlighted by Laolu Akande, his spokesperson.
In an exclusive interview with Daily Trust, Akande shed light on Osinbajo’s perspective and deep-rooted passion for serving the Nigerian people.
“He [Vice President Osinbajo] has passion for the people,” Akande said.
Narrating his experience working with Osinbajo for the last eight years, Akande quoted the Vice President as once saying on the need to be on the side of the people, “We’re not a monarchy. We wouldn’t be here forever. So, we have to do what we need to do and do it well.”
He went further to note that he and Osinbajo share a lot of values together. According to Akande, “Osinbajo shared the belief that governance is about service to the people. For him, at the heart of governance is the sense of social justice.”
On why he will always love to work with Osinbajo, Akande said “In very tensed situations, he always exercises restraints. He can win even his worst enemies over to his side.”
Akande further noted the Vice President’s genuine commitment to uplifting communities and implementing impactful policies resonates strongly throughout his tenure.
At the core of Vice President Osinbajo’s leadership lies a people-centered approach to governance. Akande emphasized that Osinbajo sees his role as an opportunity to make a tangible difference in the lives of Nigerians, fostering inclusive growth and sustainable development. Throughout his tenure, he has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to prioritizing the needs and aspirations of the people, ensuring that their voices are heard and their concerns addressed.
Osinbajo’s passion for serving the people has been reflected in various initiatives and policies implemented under his leadership. One notable example is his dedication to poverty alleviation through programs such as the Social Investment Program (SIP). These initiatives aim to uplift the most vulnerable segments of society, providing them with access to essential resources, education, healthcare, and financial support.
Moreover, Osinbajo’s commitment to good governance has been evident in his efforts to promote transparency, accountability, and the rule of law. Recognizing the importance of a conducive business environment, he has been actively involved in driving economic reforms and attracting foreign investments to stimulate job creation and economic growth.
The Vice President’s approach to governance extends beyond mere policy-making. He actively engages with Nigerians from all walks of life, listening to their concerns, and incorporating their feedback into decision-making processes. By fostering inclusivity and participatory governance, Osinbajo ensures that the aspirations and needs of the people remain at the forefront of his agenda.