Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, the Southwest Agenda for Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu (SWAGA) has said that the presidency position should not be limited to the age of aspirants or the search for a youthful president.

 

Senator Dayo Adeyeye, coordinator and chairman of the group in a chat with Daily Independent said that Aswaju Bola Tinubu, the candidate they are projecting is not stopping any youth from aspiring for the highest political office in the land if they desire.

 

While urging Nigerians to elect a presidential candidate who is progressive and modern in thinking, he said that cases abound of youths who are conservative and evil in their reasoning and left governance worse than they met it.

 

“Some people have been saying Nigeria needs a youthful president in 2023. Nobody has ever prevented anybody from contesting. Even when people do zoning, it is in the mind. It is not written anywhere”.

 

“So, you are free to come out and contest. In the 2019 elections, Omoyele Sowore, Kingsley Moghalu all came out to contest. Who prevented them from contesting? Now, in America, a minimum of 15 to 20 parties contest, you only hear of two- Democrats and Republicans. There is even a Communist party that contests election up till now”.

 

“Nobody is preventing any young man from contesting. But we have also seen old men who have been more progressive in their ideas versus very young men who have been very conservative and evil in their ideas. It is not a question of age”.

 

“In this country, we have a governor, a young man who said he doesn’t believe in COVID-19. So being progressive, being modern and ability to think reasonably is not a function of your age” he said.

276 thoughts on “Tinubu Not Stopping Any Youth From Contesting For Presidency”
  1. There is no cause for alarm in this matter, Most of those politicians are selfish, insatiable of money and power, willing to kill any body who cross your way which is not good.Now my prayers are in this way: oh God, deny any body who want to be in power with selfish motives and ambition in Jesus mighty name amen.

  2. There should be a limited age for the youth, not any age can contest, also the men contesting, there should also be age limit for them. A very old man can’t contest. At least, more than 75yrs old man should not contest and less than 45yrs of young man should not contest

  3. compatriots, Nigeria’s call obey to serve our fatherland with love and strength and faith the labour of our heroes past shall never be in vain to serve with heart and might one nation bound in freedom peace and unity…O God of creation, direct our noble cause guide thou our leaders right help our youth the truth to know in love and honestly to grow and

  4. Which youths be that, the ones way never fit sag there trouers finish or the one way never smoke and drink finish. Let them put young and able men there, from age 45/50

  5. Hmmm, Tinubu, not stopping any youth from contesting. Well some how it is true, but would they any youth the opportunity to become a President of this country. Wouldn’t they send hired assassin before him to silence him/her.

  6. Report has it that The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board has announced that candidates are expected to pay N700 to the Computer Based Test centres before taking their mock Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination.

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