Monday May 23, 2022 12:39 PM

Don’t elect anybody above age of 70 years as next President- Makinde warns Nigerians

Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has warned voters not to elect people who are above 70 years of age to be president in 2023.

He called on Nigerians to consider younger person as the next President instead of electing people who are old enough to be grandpa,

The Governor said this  on Tuesday in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital suring the 65th birthday anniversary and thanksgiving service of Rev Samson Ayokunle, President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), and launching of a ministry.

“We have seen a lot of elder statesmen who want to run this country at age 75 or 78. I want them to think twice and I am saying to the people of Oyo State and Nigeria that this world is not easy.

“It is possible for you to delegate, ask people to go all over the place but when they are reporting to you, if something has not been added, a few things may have been removed,” he said.

“We are in election season basically and what I will say to us as a people is that we need to choose wisely and elect the people who have the energy to truly serve the country.”

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