The Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo showed off his football prowess and also scored during the political campaign in Alimosho, Lagos state.
The vice president along with members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) chieftain were at the Ipaja area of Alimosho to speak with the youths of the community.
APC Chieftains that accompanied the VP included the immediate past governor of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola, Governor Akinwumi Ambode of Lagos State, Babafemi Ojudu, Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Senator Solomon Adeola (Lagos West) and APC Governorship Candidates for Lagos, Babafemi Sanwo-Olu.
Alimosho is the most populated area of Lagos, comprising Ijegun, Ikotun, Idimu, Egbeda, Ipaja and Ayobo, among others.
VP Osinbajo now in Lagos holding Family Chats and interacting with people in Alimosho. Photo shows him chatting with Chief Sule Akinremi, in his house pic.twitter.com/tr8aP7OuFb— Laolu Akande (@akandeoj) January 11, 2019
NAN also reports that traffic was at standstill as residents in the various areas visited by the VP trouped out to join the interactive session.
Speaking to the crowd at Greenland Stadium in Abesan Estate, Ipaja. Mr Osinbajo urged the APC members to work tirelessly for President Muhammadu Buhari and other candidates’ victory in the forthcoming elections.
“There are votes in Alimosho. We should all go out and vote on Feb. 16 for Buhari.
We are expecting large votes from Alimosho, which has the largest voting population,” he said.
Osinbajo also ceased the opportunity of being in the stadium to show off his football skill as he kicked a football right pass a goalkeeper into the goal net.