Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday visited the Oba of Benin, Omo N’Oba Uku Akpolokpolo, Ewuare II to tell the monarch that he is aspiring to replace his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.
Osinbajo visited the monarch as he continues to consult with members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), ahead of the APC 2023 presidential primary.
He told Oba Ewuare II that, after being exposed to various areas of governance for years, he is experienced to cmmander-in-chief.
The visit to the palace, the Vice President, explained is to inform the Oba of his intention to run for president in the coming election.
He added that having come to Edo State for political reasons, he deemed it appropriate to make the Palace his first stop.