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Nigeria’s acting president serenades self on birthday

On the occasion of his 60th birthday, Nigeria’s acting president Yemi Osinbajo took a break from his busy schedule to serenade himself with an Igbo worship song alongside his wife, Dolapo.

In a footage posted on his Twitter page, Osinbajo is seen singing ‘Aka Jehovah’ by Gabriel Eziashi.

“Thank you everyone, for your kind words, I am humbled. I am grateful to God for 60 years. There is no me without Him. Saved by Grace alone,” he said in a message accompanying the footage.

This is not the first time Osinbajo will display his love for music publicly. In December 2016, he led a choir including former president Olusegun Obasanjo and military ruler Yakubu Gowon in a rendition of the 18th century hymn “O God Our Help in Ages Past”. The adventure was greeted with a mixed receptions.

Meanwhile, Osinbajo is expected to pay an official visit to Sokoto on Thursday.

While in Sokoto, the Acting President will take part in a two-day clinic organised for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME), which is being hosted by the Sokoto State Government.

“During the events, the Acting President will hold interactive sessions with government agencies, financial institutions, operators and stakeholders in the MSME’s sub-sector, ” said Imam Imam, Special Adviser, Media and Public Affairs to Sokoto State governor.



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