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Current Vice President Of Nigeria 2022

Current Vice President Of Nigeria 2022

Do you want to know who the current Vice President of Nigeria 2022 is? This article is about the incumbent vice president. To find out who he is and learn more about him, continue with this article and have a pleasant time reading.

Who is The Current Vice President of Nigeria 2022?

Current vice president of Nigeria

The current Vice President of Nigeria is Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo GCON. He is a Nigerian politician, pastor, professor, and lawyer, the 14th Vice President and a member of the All Progressive Congress. He has been in office since 2015.

Osinbajo was a previous Attorney General of Lagos State. He served in that position between 1999 and 2007. And he carries the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria. Osinbajo has the intention of running for presidency in the coming presidential election of 2023, of which he announced his intent in April 2022. In the All Progressive Party presidential primaries that took place in June, Osinbajo came third with 235 total votes from the delegates.

General Details About The Current Vice President Of Nigeria

Birth and Family

Oluyemi Oluleke Osinbajo was on the 8th of March 1957 in Creek Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria, into the family of Opeoluwa Osinbajo. His wife is Dolapo Osinbajo with whom he has three children, namely Fiyinfoluwa, Damilola and Kayinsola.

Education

Osinbajo attended a primary school in Lagos called Corona Primary School. Between 1965 and 1975, he went to Igbobi College, which was located in Yaba, Lagos. For his tertiary education, he went to the University of Lagos from where he obtained a degree in Law and he came out with a second Class Upper. After completing a one-year compulsory professional training which he did at the Nigerian Law School, Osinbajo became a Barrister and Solicitor of Nigeria’s Supreme Court. Then, in 1980, he acquired a Master’s of Law degree from the London School of Economics.

Vice Presidency of The Current Vice President of Nigeria

Current Vice President of Nigeria

When Muhammadu Buhari won the presidential election of March 31st, 2015, Osinbajo consequently became the Vice President-elect and their swearing in took place on the 29th of May in 2015. In his new role as the Vice President of Nigeria, it was expected of him to supervise the economic planning team. He was also responsible for offering counsel to the president, who had the responsibility to make the final decisions.

Osinbajo As Acting President

President Muhammadu Buhari embarked on a medical trip in 2017. While the president was on medical leave, the title of Acting President was conferred on Osinbajo.

Osinbajo’s Second Term

After the end of his first tenure, the current Vice President of Nigeria took another oath of office on the 29th of May 2019 and started his second term in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory at Eagle Square.

Conclusion

The current vice President of Nigeria is known as Yemi Osinbanjo, while his full name is Oluyemi Oleleke Osinbanjo. He is the 14th Vice President of Nigeria and he is currently serving his second term in office. Did you enjoy reading this article? Let me know your thoughts in the comments and keep following aroundabuja.com for more updates.

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