Dec 17, 2014 – Buhari Picks UNILAG Law Professor, Christian SAN, Redeemed , RCCG Church Pastor As Running Mate, Prof Yemi Osinbajo To Run As Nigeria’s VP
On Monday night, ex-Military President Muhammadu Buhari picked a committed member of the Redeemed Christian Church of God as his running mate.
A Law Professor at the University of Lagos State, Senior Advocate of Nigeria and former Attorney General of Lagos Yemi Osinbajo has been officially picked as the running mate of General Buhari as APC is expected to make an official announcement any moment from now.
Osibanjo’s nominated was concluded last night after consultation with Obasanjo and other leaders of party. The National Leader of All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu was told to let go of his ambition, a move that almost crashed the party before Osinbajo was nominated.
Pastor Osinbajo beat other candidates including Ogun State Governor Ibikunle Amosun and Rotimi Amaechi, Lagos Senator Mamora and Edo Governor Oshiomhole.
He is a Law Professor at the University of Lagos and served as Special Advisor to Attorney General Of Nigeria and Minister of Justice between 1988 to 1991.
Congrats to him.