The Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osinbajo has told youths to get involved in politics and not expect power to be handed over to them on a platter. This is regarding the 2023 elections
The Vice President who was represented at a two day retreat for young lawmakers in Lagos on Monday October 4, by the Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate) to President Muhammadu Buhari, Babajide Omoworare, said the not too young to run movement would be defeated if the youths fail to contest for elective positions.
Yemi Osinbajo had this to say
“In preparation for 2023 general elections, we must realise that greater participation of our youths should not be mere rhetoric.
“Power is never handed over on a platter. If you don’t bid, you can’t win. We must also register to vote.
“The whole essence is to ensure that youths get involved in the process of democracy and also in the parliamentary process.”
With this message from the vice president in mind the youths in Nigeria will be interested in picking positions they want, preparing to buy tickets, preparing to campaign and this will in turn make the not to young to run campaign reach its full potential in Nigeria.