Running for President is not “on the cards” – Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President  of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo who has served as the acting president in the President’s absence has said he has no plans to run for president come 2019.

Osinbajo was on Monday at the Financial Times Africa Summit where he addressed the audience.

Asked by Reuters after the event if he has plans to run for president in 2019, Osinbajo said: “None of that is on the cards”

He also discussed diversifying from an oil-dependent economy, saying it is important that Nigeria takes advantage of the demand in oil while it is still there. He said:

“We don’t have all the time in the world with oil. We have to use oil while it makes sense to do so.”

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