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17 October 2014, 21:25

In. 1985, IBB was the president of Nigeria and our teachers told us that Buhari was also a former Head of state in 1984. Our teacher also called us "the leaders of tomorrow" its about 30 years now, IBB and Buhari are still contesting for Presidency, its either our teacher lied to us about being the leaders of tomorrow, or tomorrow is yet to come, who's fooling who?

Also read: Nigeria can conduct a free and fair election

In 1983, Bamanga Tukur was the Governor of the defunct Gongola State (now Adamawa & Taraba) and 31 years later, he is today the Chairman of the ruling Party. The PDP, Dr. Bello Halliru was a commissioner in the Old Sokoto State (now Sokoto, Kebbi & Zamfara) and over 30 years after he is Minister for Defence, Major General David Mark(rtd) was the military governor of Niger State in 1984 and now he is now a 2nd term Senate President. Gov. Murtala Nyako was the governor of Niger State in 1976 and about 38 years later he is the recently removed Governor of Adamawa State, Ogbonnaya Onu was governor of Abia State in 1992 and 22 years after he is today the National Chairman of ANPP. Gov. David Jonah Jang was the governor of Benue State in 1985 and 29 years after he is today the governor of plateau state and Martins Elechi the Ebonyi State Governor is over 80 years old.

It's only in Nigeria this is possible, we've scores of his age mates like Uche Chukwumerije & co. dominating the senate & federal house of rep & state houses of assembly in all states of the nation, where the youth of today have no hope into the future,our so called leaders we've succeeded in looting the recovered loots of their predecessors, our countries economy is being battered from strike in health sector, to the labour, to judiciary, to education and today our students are paying heavily for poor educational services mixed with the difficulty of jumping from one strike to another, let the Nigerian youth come to an alliance and fight for the unborn. We can't continue like this the 1999 constitution should be re-addressed not amend.

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