Because the 2023 common election attracts shut, the brand new agitation right this moment in Nigeria is for the youth to take over the driving seat of management similar to their counterparts in developed economies.
Even on the Nationwide degree, the older politicians themselves have all of the sudden realized that it’s time for the youth to exhibit their potentials to take the nation to the subsequent degree.
Jigawa State isn’t not noted as numerous teams have been mounting strain on the son of the quick previous Governor Sule Lamido, a youth, to contest for the Governorship.
Mustapha sule Lamido although younger and ebullient, isn’t new to the political turf having exhibited the stuff he’s product of in 2019.
As businessman turned politician, he was the 2019 PDP Senatorial Candidate for Jigawa Central Senatorial district which he misplaced regardless of overwhelming assist and followership.
Although, Lamido (jnr) will at all times inform who ever cares to pay attention, that his ambition is about his personal political provider and never his father’s, however clearly the goodwill of his father can even go a great distance in paving the way in which for his very tall ambition to be realised.
A possibility to check the waters got here lately when former Sokoto State Governor Attahiru Bafarawa led the incumbent Governor
Aminu Waziri Tambuwal to Jigawa for session over his presidential ambition when supporters of Lamido took over the present as if it was a presidential marketing campaign rally.
The gang from the Dutse Airport to the Bamaina nation residence of the Lamidos was unprecedented to the extent Bafarawa couldn’t maintain again however specific Shock that after 7 years Lamido left workplace he may nonetheless command such mammoth followership means he did very properly as a governor.
Since his first try in 2019, when he contested to be a Senator, however misplaced gallantly, Lamido (jnr)’s political profile has been on the upswing.
Therefore, the latest calls by some youth and ladies teams in Jigawa for him to throw his hat within the ring for the coveted place of the primary citizen of the State.
Teams just like the Gadawur Youths Affiliation, Affiliation for ladies growth in Jigawa State, Masu Sana’ar Hannu affiliation and the Younger merchants affiliation of Nigeria have all been drumming assist for the enterprise mogul turned politician of their quest for a brand new Jigawa to be birthed come 2023.
The teams stated they consider with Mustapha Lamido as Governor, the State will do higher particularly judging by the achievements of his father who introduced a lot of the developments in Jigawa right this moment.
Among the issues which will work in his favour they stated, embody his youthful power and his eagerness to serve the individuals.
One other one they stated is the goodwill of his father who was on the helm of affairs within the State for eight years together with his developmental strides which are seen for all to see.
They added that in 2023 Buhari isn’t contesting therefore they consider PDP would bounce again in Jigawa that’s historically PDP it’s stronghold.
They consider that Lamido junior cannot afford to carry out under his personal father because the achievements of his father will proceed to spur him to do higher, most of his supporters have stated.
Once more, the latest standard name for the older politicians to yield the bottom for the youthful era has grow to be a sing music which can additionally work in his favour.
Just lately, when Governor Tambuwal Visited the State to seek the advice of with the previous Governor in his nation residence, Bamaina led by the previous Sokoto State Governor Attahiru Bafarawa, Barawa had indicated that it’s time Nigeria permit the younger individuals to steer the nation for higher outcomes.
Once more over the weekend, the previous navy head of State who midwived the Nigerian Nascent democracy in 1999 Normal (rtd) Abdusalami Abubakar stated the youths quite than older politicians needs to be allowed to be on the driving seat this time round.
Abdulsami spoke at his hilltop nation residence in Minna when President of Kaftan TV, Prince Adewale Adebayo, a presidential aspirant visited to seek the advice of with him on his ambition come 2023.
He stated the world goes digital and he believed the youthful era are extra uncovered internationally in ICT greater than the older era.
In accordance with Musbau Abdul a member of the Masu Sana’ar Hannu Affiliation, their quest for Lamido(jnr) is borne out of the will to have an individual from their very own age bracket as a governor who will perceive their issues.
The ambiance in Jigawa has been electrified for individuals who consider in the opportunity of Mustapha clinching the coveted place in 2023.
In his 2019 election statements, on the keenness amongst youths for his candidature, he stated greater than 50% of the world’s inhabitants is dominated by the youths.’
“The identical factor applies if you step it right down to Nigeria because the youth represent 70 to 75% of its inhabitants. The youths haven’t been given sufficient alternative in Nigeria.