Send Old Cargoes Out Of Power- Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo Charges African Youths

Published On: August 13, 2020, 9:04 am
Author: Olusanya Akinrinola
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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has advised African youths to come together and use their electoral power to kick out the older generation from all leadership positions.
Speaking at an interactive session held virtually to mark this year’s International Youth Day on Wednesday, August 12, the former President said unless old people are forced out of the political stage, they will continue to occupy the leadership positions which is a disservice to the youths in Africa.

“Unless you squeeze out those who are in office and those who want to remain in office perpetually, some after the age of 80, unless you squeeze them out, they will not want to be out.

The type of change I am talking about, that I believe we can all embark upon is to subscribe to the constitution of political parties in favour of youths or if you like it you call it affirmative action in favour of youths.

For instance, if you say, in the constitution of a political party, not less than 50 per cent of those who hold executive office within the party will be less than 40 years.
You can  even go  beyond that and say that people who will be put up for election, not less than 50 per cent of them will be less than 40 years of age. That’s affirmative action. That’s positive discrimination in favour of youths.'' he said



-- olowoinlionsden (m) at 13-08-2020 09:14AM
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Shameless man. Was Deputy Senate President, Mantu not behind his Third Term Agenda. His errand boy chickened out when Senate President, Nnamani put the issue before the Nigeria Senate.
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-- Wazubia (m) at 13-08-2020 10:54AM
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 Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
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-- Commonsense (m) at 13-08-2020 11:00AM
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Quote from: olowoinlionsden on 13-08-2020 09:14AM
Shameless man. Was Deputy Senate President, Mantu not behind his Third Term Agenda. His errand boy chickened out when Senate President, Nnamani put the issue before the Nigeria Senate.
It was Pius Anyim and not Nnamani
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-- Commonsense (m) at 13-08-2020 11:02AM
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-- Commonsense (m) at 13-08-2020 11:05AM
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Quote from: Commonsense on 13-08-2020 11:00AM
It was Pius Anyim and not Nnamani
Sorry, mistake
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-- mbeteeri13 (m) at 13-08-2020 12:56PM
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A "Devil" who preaches to "Saints".
The youths should send old cargos out of power.
When you (as old cargo) wanted a 3rd term in power.
phyuk yourself sir!!
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-- gogoman (m) at 13-08-2020 01:41PM
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No worries baba OBJ , we go start from OUR farm wey u dey call your farm for OTA. and take am
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-- kaposky (m) at 13-08-2020 07:32PM
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OBJ, U ARE FOOLISH OLD FOOL
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-- SweetDaddy1 (m) at 13-08-2020 08:00PM
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When will you people commenting against this idea grow up. OBJ is not a saint, he has his good and bad times.
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-- Henrybobo (m) at 13-08-2020 08:51PM
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Quote from: SweetDaddy1 on 13-08-2020 08:00PM
When will you people commenting against this idea grow up. OBJ is not a saint, he has his good and bad times.
exactly.. some people are just dumb
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