The Vice-President of Nigeria, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo SAN, arrived in Benin City today, April 28, 2022, as part of his nationwide consultations to run for the office of president in 2023.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Nigeria Air Force aircraft that had the vice-president on board touched down at the Benin Airport at 10:44 a.m.
Osibanjo was received at the airport by the deputy governor of Edo State, Mr. Philip Shaibu and some APC leaders in the state led by the chairman, retired Col. David Imuse.
He first visited the palace of the Oba of Benin, Ewaure II from the airport to pay his respects.
NAN reports that as part of his schedule, Osinbajo met with APC officials and delegates to the party’s forthcoming primary elections.
The vice-president left Edo to Delta State, for more consultations.
The APC presidential primary election holds on May 30 and May 31.