A former Minister of Sports activities, Barr. Solomon Dalong has advised politicians past the age of 65 to perish the concept of contesting for any government workplace come 2023.
Dalung, who was a part of the Buhari administration within the first tenure, stated Nigeria now wants a vibrant and energetic President.
He spoke with DAILY POST when he accompanied the founding father of widespread Abuja-based King Adebayo Movie and Theatre Arts Community Tv, Prince Adewole Adebayo, who formally declared his intention to run for the 2023 presidency in Abuja
Talking earlier throughout his declaration, Adebayo described President Muhammadu Buhari as “the final card of the political elite” who’ve been working Nigeria, including that it was time for the citizens to decide on between politicians with large cash and people with large concepts that might rework Nigeria.
He stated it was time Nigerians seemed past the PDP and the APC in selecting the following President of the nation.
And speaking to DAILY POST instantly after Adebayo’s declaration, Dalong stated, “I imagine that anybody who’s 65 years and above ought to redirect their energies in turning into senators as a substitute of working for presidency.
“They need to vacate each government place for the younger ones. We have now squandered their future since 1999 and we’ve not succeeded in constructing a future for them.
“So, we must always withdraw and permit them to take over their future. After they make it, they have fun and once they mar it, they’ve themselves accountable.
“I don’t need this limitless ballgame of organising the long run for the younger ones. The actual fact is that we don’t need anybody who’s 65 years to aspire for presidency in Nigeria.
“The workplace is just too demanding; it’s too energetic and we don’t need anybody to go there and be so compassionate and delegate your capabilities to these you received’t have the ability to supervise due to your age.”
This might be a direct message to a number of the hottest and highly effective aspirants who’ve declared curiosity within the place, akin to former Lagos State Governor, Bola Ahmed Tinubu and former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar.
Atiku and Tinubu are the oldest among the many aspirants, who’ve immediately or not directly declared the intention to run for the workplace of the President come 2023.
Whereas Atiku Abubakar is at present 75 years previous, Tinubu is already heading to 70 years. The incumbent President Buhari is 79. Supply: DailyPost