The youth wing of summit Igbo socio-social association, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Monday said previous military President, Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida, IBB, has put Nigerians destined for success as they look for the country’s next President.
Several lawmakers, including previous Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, All Progressives Congress, APC, public pioneer, Bola Tinubu are viewed as nursing desire to succeed officeholder President, Muhammdu Buhari.
But addressing Arise TV, IBB said: “Nigerians to keep an eye out for up-and-comers in their sixties who comprehend the country’s most profound problems.”
“Nigeria’s next President should be a decent Nigerian pioneer, should be an individual who is all around traversed Nigeria, should be somebody who has companions all over, should be extremely knowledgeable in Economics.
“Must be a decent government official, he ought to have the option to ‘converse with’ Nigerians, he ought to be in his sixties who comprehends the country’s most profound problems.”
Reacting in a proclamation, OYC President-General, Mazi Okwu Nnabuike said IBB had conveyed a reasonable message to terminated politicians.
“We have consistently said that we are done going to permit lapsed lawmakers to lead this country. We are for the most part observers to how the occupant President, Buhari announced transparently that his ability is being restricted by age.
“So, not again will we depend the fortune over the 200 million Nigerians under the control of anybody whose age breaking point will represent any type of obstruction, and that is the reason we are in a state of harmony with IBB.
“All the old lawmakers arranging to succeed Buhari ought to cover their aspiration or the adolescents will cover it for them.
“We need a youthful, dynamic, enthusiastic and monetarily solid Nigerian to confront the difficult assignment of fixing the all around destroyed monetary fortunes of this country,” the OYC said.
It added that in a joint effort with other ethnic identity youth gatherings, “we have started a forceful quest for a Nigerian that squeezes into the characteristics above, and very soon, we will disclose such an individual to Nigerians.”
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