Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; former President Goodluck Jonathan; Kano State governor, Abdullahi Ganduje; vice presidential candidate of the APC and former Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, yesterday brought the role of a deputy to an elected public official, especially vice president and deputy governors, under scrutiny in a bid to make them more viable than mere spare tyres they are considered to be.
Specifically, Osinbajo cautioned those in public office as vice president or deputy governor in elective capacity to be wary of power brokers in the corridors if power.
He, however, observed that holding political office is more of an opportunity to serve and positively impact the lives of millions of people, rather than the prestige that comes with the position.
The vice president, Jonathan, Ganduje, Shetimma and others spoke at the public presentation of a book, deputising and governance in Nigeria, written by the Kano State governor.
Speaking in his capacity as special guest…
Source: Leadership Newspaper