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Osinbajo’s Intellectual Presence Has Contributed To The Development Of Nigeria – Omo-Agege

Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo

Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, is celebrating Yemi Osinbajo at 63.

Omo-Agege believes the Vice President is one of the prime figures driving the APC and President Muhammadu Buhari’s change agenda.

According to him, the robust stature of Yemi, his intellectual presence and his pragmatic actions in the area of public sector reforms has contributed to the development of the country.

He added that the VP has led the upliftment of the masses via our people-focused agenda.

His words, “Our Vice President, Professor Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo, GCON, was a remarkable Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General credited with undertaking far-reaching noteworthy judicial reforms in Lagos State and among other achievements, he addressed access to justice for the poor by establishing relevant institutions in the Office of the Public Defender (OPD) and the Citizens Mediation Centre (CMC).

“He is not only a successful lawyer; he was a member of the International Bar Association, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and has served in the Nigerian Body of Benchers and the Council for Legal Education of Nigeria with a great record of active involvement in the pursuit of legal education reform in Nigeria.

“Today, I join his family, associates and other citizens of our great country in wishing our dear Vice President a happy birthday and many more years of active contribution towards the upliftment of the masses and our people-focused agenda.

“Mr. Vice President, you are heading a legacy of cerebral contributions and active roles towards genuine populist change in Nigeria; once again, I wish you a happy birthday.”

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Oluyemi Oluleke “Yemi” Osinbajo GCON (born 8 March 1957) is a Nigerian politician and a lawyer, who is the current Vice President of Nigeria, in office since 29 May 2015. He is also a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Professor of Law and until his inauguration as Vice President, a Senior Partner with SimmonsCooper Partners, a commercial law practice.

Yemi Osinbajo SAN, GCON was born into the family of Opeoluwa Osinbajo on 8 March 1957, Creek Hospital, Lagos. Osinbajo is married to Dolapo (née Soyode) Osinbajo, a granddaughter of Obafemi Awolowo. They have three children – two daughters, Damilola, Kanyinsola and a son, Fiyinfoluwa Osinbajo.

In October 2019, Osinbajo criticized the government’s proposed social media regulations, stating he did “not think that government. regulation is necessarily the way to go.” Instead, he asked citizens to take more active steps to police social media. He stated that citizens and leaders, both political and religious, “owe a responsibility to our society and to everyone else, to ensure that we don’t allow it to become an instrument” of war. He also warned people against using social media to spread “religious disinformation”, which could lead to conflict and war.

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