Professor Chris Imumolen has stated that the challenges facing Nigeria are beyond a septuagenarian The Accord Party presidential candidate noted that Nigeria needs a youthful mind to preside over the country Two of Nigeria’s leading presidential candidates,
The presidential flagbearer of Accord Party, Professor Chris Imumolen has stated that the challenges facing Nigeria are not that which a 70-year-old president can tackle.
According to Imumolen, Nigeria needs a youthful mind who is at the peak of their career to lead the country out of her current doldrums.
He said this in a meeting with stakeholders of the party in Kano state. Imumolen noted that the major challenge facing the country is disunity, stating that if he becomes president all that will be history.
His words: “Nigerians are suffering across the board. We need a leader that is at the peak of his career, not a leader that is almost declining, we don’t need 80-year-old, 70-year-old president.
“The problems of Nigeria need a youthful mind to engage it. I am the only candidate that will tackle security, that will tackle unemployment, that will take all Nigerians as one, there will not be a difference between youths in the north and south.
He said that Accord as a party is one that represents unity, therefore, a president from the party is a guarantee of unity for the country. He added: “If you have a president that is from Accord, do you know the meaning of accord, accord means oneness and progress. The party represents unity.”
Recall that Professor Imumolen recently doled out scholarships worth hundreds of millions of naira to over 2000 students in Kabba, Kogi state on Saturday, September 10.
peaking afterwards, Professor Imumolen said he was motivated by the reception his scholarship initiative got in Kabba and promised to reach out to more Nigerians as the opportunity presented itself.