-Ask President to step aside for younger generation
Kaduna, NorthWest, Nigeria
Youths from the 19 Northern states under the aegis Nigeria Youth Project (NYF) yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to step aside and allow the younger generation to take Nigeria to the promise land.
The group, On Sunday, in Kaduna said the only thing that President Buhari has is integrity, but added that “integrity alone cannot take Nigeria to the promise land in this age”.
Speaking through their Team Leader of the project, Bobai Matthew Victor, when the group paid a courtesy visit to the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigerian Union.
The coordinator who pointedly disclosed that they are working for the candidature of Senator Ahmed Makarfi, stated “We want a Nigerian dream, a future they our children can fit in, what we can develop for the future generations.
” We are here because of Makarfi because we believe he fits into the idea of what we want for this country.
“This current administration of Muhammadu Buhari is all about integrity, that is the only thing it has to offer and integrity alone cannot take us to the promise land.”
He therefore called on the President to, “please take his well deserved rest and allow his younger Brother, Senator Ahmed Makarfi to take up the mantle of leadership and replicate what he did in Kaduna”.
Speaking on Makarfi, he said “His achievements in this state, has shown what he can do and we are asking the chapel to partner with us, because your job changes the society. We have a dream and we believe you can assist us achieve that dream”.
On his part, Chairman of the project, Hon Gideon Goma Adawa said “We believe Makarfi if given the opportunity will make Nigeria proud, we are hoping to take our dreams to the next level and we are hoping to grow a Nigerian of our dreams.
“We are counting on you guys to assist us, because we believe all of us will benefit from his wealth of experience.
“Makarfi will tackle the quantum of challenges in the country, herdsmen, Boko Haram and the killings will be a thing of the past.
” We are calling on Buhari’s friends to advise him to rest in 2019 and allow his younger brother to come on stage”.
Responding, Chairman of Correspondent Chapel, Midat Joseph told the visiting team that the chapel is always ready to partner with people that have the interest of the country at heart.
Mr. Midat said, “Makarfi’s antecedents is everywhere for people to see.
” He is credible, he has the ability to change things. We are prepared to partner with you and tell the world what he has done.
“His simplicity and humility is known and he has been a good friend of Journalists and we will do our best to support your dream. He said.