Ahead of the forthcoming 2023 presidential poll, supporters of Vice President Yemi Osinbanjo has floated a platform to actualize his perceived bid.
Named Osinbajo Grassroot Organisation (OGO), members of the group has commenced series of meetings with a bid to shore up support for their principal who has not openly stated whether he would contest to succeed his boss, President Muhammadu Buhari.
According to a Facebook page of the group, the group is a “initiated by young spirited Nigerians who believe in the personality of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as a beacon of hope and ideal leader in Nigeria.”
The post added that “As the name suggests, OGO is a grassroots movement established to drive a political campaign where people are organically organized as the basis for supporting Vice President Osinbajo for President.”
It stated that the organisation of volunteers in the grassroots to mobilise the Nigerians from all walks of life, ethnicity and gender to promote and realise the bid of Osinbajo.
“We rely on collective action and array of strategies to position Prof. Yemi Osinbajo as a man who is naturally and intellectually capable to take over from President Muhammadu Buhari, come 2023.” The post reads.
According to the group, “To deepen political awareness at the grassroots as well as taking our message about Osinbajo to all the nooks and crannies of Nigeria by playing up his unique selling points and commitment to the Unity of Nigeria.”