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Osinbajo saved Nigeria from embarrassment from decisions taken on NASS blockade – Tinubu


A chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu on Tuesday commended Acting President,Yemi Osinbajo for his intervention in the blockade of the National Assembly complex.

Tinubu gave the commendation while addressing party members at the state secretariat of the party.

He said the response of Osinbajo in sacking the Director-General of the Department State Security Service (DSS), Lawal Daura helped to douse the tension created by the blockade.

The APC chieftain described the blockade as a threat to democracy, saying Osinbajo saved the country an embarrassment with his intervention.

”We thank the Vice -President for the wonderful job he has been doing in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari.

“We particularly thanked him in the way he intervened on the National Assembly blockade.

“Vice President Osinbajo saved the country from embarrassment.We thank him, we will continue to support him”,he said.

Tinubu said the APC was committed to the tenets of democracy and would continue to promote democratic values.

The party chieftain urged party members to be committed to the party and work for its progress.

He said APC was not divided in the state and that whoever was involved in acts to divide it would fail.

Tinubu urged members to work in unison for the greater interests of the party.

He said the party would embark on aggressive registration of new members in the chapter.

The chieftain added that prospective members would be issued membership cards after registration .

Tinubu said it was important that new and existing members have their cards as they would be able to elect their candidates in the primaries.