Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has debunked the rumour that he resigned from his seat. Professor Osinbajo said the report is nothing but fake and warned the public against believing fake news.
The vice president said he is committed to the service of the Nigerian people under the leadership of his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari.
He lamented the rise of fake news in the country, especially as Nigerians prepare for another election.
The vice president made the statement while reacting to claims by All Progressives Congress chieftain, Doyin Okupe and others that he threatened to resign after he was excluded from a meeting.
However, Professor Osinbajo, who spoke at a meeting with young Christian leaders in Lagos Wednesday night, said he missed the security briefing meeting because he was busy in his office.
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He said: "They are deliberate propaganda. Today (Wednesday), they’ve been spreading some information around that I’ve resigned. They said I didn’t attend a security meeting yesterday. I was too busy in my office.
"The same security people were meeting with me that same evening. Must I attend every meeting? Can’t the President hold a meeting with the security chiefs without me? They said I was so angry that they didn’t bring me to that meeting, that I was excluded, then I resigned! I have not resigned.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Osinbajo described as absurd, the lies, propaganda and accusations against President Muhammadu Buhari.
Osinbajo said this on Wednesday night, February 20, while responding to questions at an interactive session and engagement held at Muson Centre, Lagos.
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The interactive session tagged: 'Unveiling The Truth', organised by young Christian group, had some Christian leaders in attendance.
Participants used the occasion to ask plenty of questions bothering on insecurity, economy, blaming of past administrations, social welfare for the unemployed, corruption, and timing of TraderMoni.
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