Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday called on Nigerians to be patient with the Federal Government in order to bring about the desired permanent change in the country.
He spoke with State House correspondents on his first day in office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
According to him, Nigerians must show understanding on what the government needed to do for the general good of the society.
He said that change is not an easy task as he urged leaders to set examples for all citizens to follow in order to achieve the desired permanent change.
He said: “Change is not going to be an easy process. So, there will be a great deal of patient that is required and understanding of what we need to do.
“And we are going trying to bring about permanent change it also means that people are also going to change, that the people will also change.
“But, I understand clearly that it is the leadership that must set the example and we are prepared to do that and we will do that,” he added.
He said that the nation needed straightforward leaders like President Muhammadu Buhari, and assured of the readiness of the government to fulfill its campaign promises to Nigerians.