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We don’t need foreign intervention to tackle our challenges, Osinbajo says



Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that Nigeria is blessed with the required human capital across diverse fields to tackle its challenges without recourse to foreign intervention.

Osinbajo made the remark when he hostedz a delegation from the West African College of Surgeons (WACS) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja yesterday.

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The delegation led by Prof. Ibrahim Yakasai briefed him on the activities of the college, including its 60th Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference scheduled for Abuja.

Osinbajo, in a statement by his spokesman, Laolu Akande, said it was possible for Nigerians to solve their problems in view of their impressive performance and achievements across diverse fields at home and abroad.

The vice president, who spoke after listening to a brief on the achievements of the WACS, said, “I believe that a lot of our problems, some of the aids that we need, can be provided by ourselves. We have the resources including human capacity to do it.”

Earlier in his remarks, a former president of the college, Prof. King-David Yawe, highlighted some of the achievements of WACS, especially with regard to free medical outreach to several Nigerian communities.

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