Recently I have been paying attention to comments and reactions of Nigerians on the social media, such as Facebook, Twitter and other related online platforms for disseminating information and concerning the 2015 election its still quite unclear who Nigerians want to rule them, in the near future.
According to a report recently published, the minister of labour and productivity Chief Emeka Wogu declared that "ordinary Nigerians want Goodluck Jonathan to continue in office beyond 2015". One of many alike comments by a concerned Nigerian on the report says, 'which Nigerian is he talking about? Ask him what class he mean, you people should stop dis ur deciets jor'.
From my in-depth survey over time, I have been able to generalise categorically that Nigerians still don't know yet who they really want to rule them in 2015, because i found out that most of the persons that has shown interest in holding that position have all been criticized in one way or the other by the populace. For example when the news came that the formal head of state General Mohammadu Buhari would be running for presidency in 2015 election, lots of criticisms came up about his hideous pasts and also the rumours of his link with the dreaded insurgent group Boko Haram, who has been disturbing the peace in the nation for sometime now.
These things doesn't really speak good of the general so far, for that reason many Nigerians feel he is not worthy of their vote. On the other hand the incumbent president, Goodluck Jonathan whom has also shown interest in running for a second term with the hope of completing most of the agendas he introduced into the system before leaving office has also gotten lots of criticisms from the public because they feel that his performance over the years has not realy been satisfactory for the average Nigerians up to the point that he should have a second term, especially with many unresolved issues threatening the country such as, the security problems among other thing like unemployment, instability in the education sector (ASUU), hardships and many economic problems. So for that they feel he is not in their good graces. With the dilemma among Nigerians on this its so hard to tell who Nigerians are looking forward to vote into power come 2015, because from the looks of it we don't seem to have much options and candidates on the list that we truly trust to handle the affairs of this nation properly. But i believe that apart from Goodluck Jonathan, Mohammadu Buhari and the likes, who initially showed interest in contesting, there are other good and more suitable Nigerians that can still do the job and even do it better and bring positive changes to the government and give
Nigerians the kind of society they hope for. I know if such persons can be able to brace up and come forward with the intention of leading and present their good intentions to Nigerians and also based on their sincere past records Nigerians will be able to know better who they will give their vote in the forthcoming presidential election.
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