2023 Election: El-Rufai Speaks on How Tinubu Will Lead Nigeria if Elected President

2023 Election: El-Rufai Speaks on How Tinubu Will Lead Nigeria if Elected President

  • The governor of Kaduna state has revealed the type of leader Bola Tinubu will be if he eventually emerges as Nigeria's next president
  • The APC governor in an interview on Wednesday revealed Tinubu will be a transitional leader that will employ young minds in his government
  • While urging Youths to remain calm over Tinubu's age, he noted that the former governor of Lagos state has all the experience needed to run the complex country called Nigeria

Ahead of next month's presidential election, Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna state has said that there is no work in government that a young man cannot do.

According to him, the various septuagenarian presidential candidates are on a transactional leadership trajectory to bequeath younger Nigerians the leadership it would require.

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Nasir El-Rufai says Tinubu will be a transitional leader and urged the youths to trust the APC flagbearer, ahead of the 2023 poll. Photo credit: Nasir El-Rufai, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu
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Nasir El-Rufai made this disclosure on Wednesday, February 1st while fielding questions from anchors on Channels TV Sunrise Morning programme.

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He said he would recommend a younger person to the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) if he wanted him to work with him as he emphasized that they are still talking about this, The Nigerian Tribune report noted.

“I do not think there is any job in the government that you can not give to a younger person. Like I said, we are still talking. Nigeria passport is the only passport I have. Whatever I can do to make sure our country is better, I will make sure I do it. But I will always say I do prefer actions.”

He added that Bola Tinubu would engage the youth in governance for a leadership transition.

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According to him,

“It is difficult for a forty-year-old or 50-year-old to convince Nigeria or the political class that he has the experience to manage this country is a complex country. I consider the septuagenarians that are running for office now as transitional leaders.”

El-Rufai noted that his exposure under various presidents has given him the insight that a younger person would require the necessary exposure to managing a complex Nigeria.

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Nasir El-Rufai, the governor of Kaduna state, earlier disclosed that there are saboteurs within the presidential villa working against Bola Tinubu, the All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential flagbearer in the 2023 election.

According to The Punch, the governor said this on Wednesday, February 1, while appearing in an interview on Channels Television.

El-Rufai claimed that there are people who are working to ensure that the APC did not win the forthcoming presidential poll.

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Tension looms as police stop APC grand rally for Tinubu in Niger state

Legit.ng earlier reported that the Niger state police operatives stopped a grand rally for Bola Tinubu and Kashim Shettima's grand rally from holding.

Journalists who arrived at the New Bussa Township Stadium in the Borgu LGA early morning were asked to turn back by heavily armed policemen.

Some of the policemen who spoke with journalists off record disclosed that the order to barricade the venue came from an unknown higher authority.

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