Wednesday October 27, 2021 10:36 PM

2023: Nigeria needs a leader with knowledge of modern technology, not a parochial President- Tambuwal

The Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has listed the qualities that Nigeria’s next president must possess as activities concerning 2023 poll is gaining momentum.

According to him, Nigeria needs a versatile leader who is nationalistic in approach.

Speaking at the 63rd birthday lecture of Mr Richard Akinnola, on the topic: “Security Challenges in Nigeria and its Implications for Sustainable Development” in Lagos, Tambuwal  said Nigeria needs a leader in tune with modern technology, saying that the country doesn’t need an archaic leader.

He lamented Nigeria’s insecurity, stressing that the failed government was responsible for the menace.

He said, “Nigeria needs a leader that is versatile. One that has friends and associates across the length and breadth of this country.

“A leader with a broad world view and not a parochial and provincial politician.

“We need an incorruptible leader who understands that the best way to fight corruption is by personal examples.

“Nigeria needs a leader in tune with the times. Who is reasonably aware of the modern demands of technology in solving societal problems. Yes, Nigeria needs a bridge builder.”

The governor pointed out that Nigeria needs an accountable leader who can be trusted to face the challenges facing the country.

“A leadership that is nationalistic and not tribalistic, a leadership that promotes national unity, not disunity,” he said.

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