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We’re proud of the way you’ve supported our son, Emir of Daura tells Osinbajo



The Emir of Daura, Umar Faruk , has expressed appreciation to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo , saying , “ We ’ re proud of the way you ’ ve supported our son . ”The emir also described Osinbajo as “ a typical example of loyalty and trustworthiness in politics. ”

A statement by Laolu Akande , Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity , Office of the Vice – President said Faruk made the remark when Osinbajo paid him a courtesy visit in his Palace on Thursday .

The statement was made available in Abuja on Friday .

The Emir expressed appreciation to the acting president for being supportive of President Muhammadu Buhari , a son of the emirate .

“ I can assure you that all of us here , myself and my subjects , are fully and solidly behind you and in support of you .

“ We are happy with you and we are particularly proud of the way you have supported our son , Buhari , in leading our country Nigeria to prosperity .

“ That explains why , when you talk about loyalty and trustworthiness among the political class , you stand as an example worthy of note .

“ I wish that you carry on with this level of trustworthiness and continue to uphold the confidence that our son has in you .

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“ I can assure you that our son has enormous trust in you , I want you to continue to justify that confidence he reposed in you , “ the emir said .

The Emir said that the nation had never had such a government where the president and his deputy operated under such high level of mutual respect and understanding .

He said that from the outset , the government had demonstrated integrity , adding that Buhari and Osinbajo were men of honour .

The traditional ruler thanked the Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Masari , for his developmental strides and pledged support for his administration .

( NAN ) .

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