Ex-Nigerian Dictator, Babangida Rules Out Tinubu, Atiku, Says Nigeria’s Next President Should Be In Their 60s

Former Nigerian navy dictator, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, often known as IBB has stated Nigeria’s subsequent president needs to be in his 60s, ruling out two main aspirants, a former vp, Atiku Abubakar and a former governor of Lagos State, Bola Tinubu, from the 2023 presidential run.

Though he didn’t make a direct reference to the duo, IBB, throughout an interview with Arise TV, recommended that people of their 60s needs to be the main target of Nigerians as potential presidential candidates in 2023.

Ex-Nigerian Dictator, Babangida Rules Out Tinubu, Atiku, Says Nigeria’s Next President Should Be In Their 60s 2

From out there information, the following basic election will likely be held in 2023, and by that point, Atiku needs to be 77, whereas Tinubu, who marked his 68th birthday in March, would have turned 70 years.

Babangida opined that the nation is endowed with each human and pure assets, and hinted at a number of people, whom he stated had been of their 60s, as having the capability to change into president and will successfully run the nation.

The former chief, who accused the Nigerian folks of making and on the identical time, destroying their very own nation, recognized dangerous management as but a serious motive for the socio-economic challenges dealing with Nigeria.

Babangida additional stated one of many causes Nigeria has not developed or achieved the goals of its founding fathers was as a result of Nigerians not believed in the way forward for their very own nation.

Talking concerning the presidential hopefuls he had in thoughts, IBB stated they had been individuals of their 60s with contacts throughout the nation and who had been traversing the geo-political zones advertising and marketing their acceptability and capability.

Specifically, on the significance of management in nation-building and the place he thought the likes of Atiku and Tinubu not match the invoice, IBB stated: “If you get a good leadership that links with the people and tries to talk with the people; not talking on top of the people, then we would be okay.

“I have started visualising a good Nigerian leader. That is, a person, who travels across the country and has a friend virtually everywhere he travels to and he knows at least one person that he can communicate with.

“That is a person, who is very versed in economics and is also a good politician, who should be able to talk to Nigerians and so on. I have seen one, or two or three of such persons already in his sixties.”

But when requested if the particular person might emerge victorious within the 2023 presidential election, he stated, “I believe so if we can get him.”

Responding to a query on whether or not or not he nonetheless believed in the way forward for Nigeria, the previous navy president, stated:

“I do believe in the future of Nigeria, but Nigerians don’t believe in the future of their country. They created and they destroyed.”

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Ex-Nigerian Dictator, Babangida Rules Out Tinubu, Atiku, Says Nigeria’s Next President Should Be In Their 60s

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