By Chijioke Okoronkwo
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the All Progressives Congress (APC) drafted its manifesto in 2014 with focus on social investments.
Osinbajo’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, in a statement on Monday in Abuja, said the vice president spoke at the 5th edition of the Airtel Touching Lives event held recently in Lagos.
According to Osinbajo, social safety nets are not merely acts of sovereign kindness but a sovereign obligation – a responsibility.
“Convinced that government owed a duty to the poor, the weak, the vulnerable and those who cannot work, the APC in 2014 included in its manifesto a social safety initiative to specifically address poverty amongst other things.
“Listening to each story of a life touched this evening must remind us of the many others who need our help, our comfort and our kindness; the poor and vulnerable always need a voice.
“In 2014, Mr Wale Edun, Prof. Pat…
Source: News Agency of Nigeria