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There’s a lot to be done in security, economy; Osinbajo says



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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Friday admitted that there are daunting challenges with the nation’s economy and security that needs quick fixing.

“As you know, there’s a lot that needs to be done in the areas of economy and security,” Mr Osinbajo said to journalists in Owerri, the Imo State capital. 

The vice-president however quickly added; “And a lot has been done which I can’t go into details.”

Mr Osinbajo was in Imo to meet with delegates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to seek their support for the party’s presidential ticket in the 2023 election.

He said next year’s general elections was critical to the country’s future.

The meeting was held behind closed doors.

The vice president said he had a fruitful deliberation with the delegates on some critical issues that concerned the economy and the future of the country.

“We talked about a wide range of issues from economy to security to education, and what we need to do as well as some of the current challenges and how we need to deal with some of these challenges,” he explained.

The vice president was earlier received by Governor Hope Uzodimma at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport.

Mr Osinbajo also paid a courtesy visit to the Chairman, Imo Council of Traditional Rulers, Emmanuel Okeke.