The umbrella body of Osinbajo Support Movement (OSM) has appreciated Nigerians it called patriots, soldiers and believers in the FaceOfHope’23 Project for their commitment, doggedness, zeal and passion during the campaign for vice president Yemi Osinbajo’s presidential aspiration, saying the VP remains an ideology that has come stay.
A statement signed by the Convener, of OSM, Mr. Badmus Olawale (Liberty), on behalf of the group’s National Working Committee (NWC), on Saturday, said it has been greatly fulfilling that “we identified ourselves with a cause we believe in and fearlessly walk it through despite the threats, intimidation, name calling, moneybags syndrome and other shenanigans
“We are indeed proud and very grateful to our principal, His Excellency, Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo for heeding our call to serve and run for the Office of President and by extension provide us excellent leadership and direction throughout this journey. Indeed, he is our Face of Hope and we shall always be proud to identify with him in every sense, today and all times.
“OSM express deep appreciation to our Board of Trustees (BoT) for their commitments and funding of the movement. We laud the OSM states and zonal coordinators for their voluntary and unrelenting service to this noble cause, especially your impeccable leadership of millions of Osinbajo Volunteers, nationwide supporters, social media team across all lengths and breadth of the nation. We appreciate the sacrifices of all our foot soliders with deep gratitude.
“We know that without reservation that this journey would not have been easy without your passion and desire to work for what you all believe in selflessly and without strings attached.
“We wish to congratulate Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on his victory at the primary.”
The statement also quoted the Vice President as saying that, “As true progressives, we must remain strong and united in pursuing our collective vision as a party towards building a country that can provide a decent life and livelihoods for all our people.”
The group urged all patriots to tow the line of thought as directed by Osinbajo as it communicate the next line of action to OSM state coordinators going forward.
“Very importantly, OSM wishes to laud the commitment and passion of all APC members for ensuring and showing the world that the party is indeed an assembly of great minds and political heavyweights to beat in subsequent electoral outings.
“It is important to reiterate and affirm that we shall not leave our principal in cold. He is an ideology that has come to stay, and that we shall live by going forward. As well, we shall not relent until he take up the mantle of leadership of this great nation. He remains our inspiration and political driving force that will never fade away.
“We thank you all for the tenacity and strong will. It is indeed a worthy journey for you us all,” it stated.