“Nigeria Is Not Yet Ripe For Youth President” – MKO Abiola’s Son, Abdulmumuni

The winner of 1993 presidential race, Chief MKO Abiola’s child, Abdulmumuni Abiola, has said the nation isn’t ready for a young president.

Abiola told columnists at the maiden national youth summit organizd by The Zealous Kwara Youths in Ilorin, Kwara State, on Saturday, that however he was confident that a young could progress toward becoming president sometime in the not so distant future, it was basic to give President Muhammadu Buhari another opportunity, The Punch reports

He said:

“I do believe that there shall be a time, just like in Canada and France, when we have somebody that is around 30 in power. I don’t just think that time is right. I think there is a reason why Buhari is there and I would want us to be patient to see him through.

We should give him another four years and he will handover power to the youth.

“I do not have anybody else to campaign for. Somebody after 20 years honoured my father and did what other people refused to do, so

The President of the ZKY, Mr John Adegboyega, said it was necessary to sanitise Nigeria of corrupt practises.

Adegboyega added that 2019 was not yet time for a youth to become president.

He said the youth should participate actively in the political process and elect people who would deliver good governance and move the country forward.


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