“As Ekiti State prepares for the 2018 gubernatorial election, many candidates across political parties are jostling for the number one public position in states. It is therefore the right of all contestants to contest as the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria has clearly stated it; hence they have not gone contrary to the constitutional provisions.
As it has been made to believe that politician must portrayed as old, potbellied and often sleazy. Defining the images shown on television by Nollywood, unless the youth participate in politics, we can expect the paradigm shift.
I never knew how disappointed other nationals were on the “Project Nigeria” until I engaged a close friend from Benin Republic, who is a catholic priest in his early 40s. He told me emphatically that the white teachers who taught them back in his primary school days told them that Nigeria will be "Pride of Africa" by the year 2020. That Nigeria will be like the likes of Japan, Singapore, Canada, U.S.A etc. by the year 2020.