General Muhammadu Explains: Why I Chose Professor Yemi Osinbajo As My Running Mate , The presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari has revealed the reason behind his choice of Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as his running mate for the 2015 presidential election. According to Buhari, Osinbajo is a man of unquestionable integrity, who is certain to work assiduously with him in restoring hope to the people of Nigeria.The former head of state said that Osinbajo was chosen after a rigorous process that involved the use of objective criteria, broad consultations with party leaders and a few opinion leaders outside the party, as well as interactions with a number of nominees. “The challenging process of rescuing our country and changing Nigeria for good has commenced. One of the first decisions that I have to make is the choice of the Vice-Presidential candidate and my running mate,” Buhari said, while unveiling his running mate at a brief ceremony in Abuja. “The method employed in this choice was quite meticulous but yet rigorous.
It involved the establishment of objective criteria, broad consultations with party leaders and a few opinion leaders outside the party and interactions with a number of nominees. “To assist me in this great task of securing Nigeria’s future, I have chosen a man of unimpeachable integrity, an excellent professional, a man of faith, a devoted family man and a role model to our fellow countrymen and women. He is a professor of law and a Senior Advocate of Nigeria. PROCEED TO SEE MORE ON PAGE2