Students applaud Buhari for pledging to sign Not Too Young To dash bill into law
– President Muhammadu Buhari has received applause from a coalition of Nigerian students after pledging to sign the Not Too Young To Run bill into law
– The members of the coalition expressed excitement over the pledge made by the president
– According to the group, Buhari has shown that he is a leader who cares for all stakeholders in the society
President Muhammadu Buhari has been commended by a coalition of Nigerian students in Nasarawa for pledging to sign the Not Too Young To Run bill into law.
The commendation was given in Lafia on Tuesday, May 29 by leader of the coalition, Ahmed Zaunwa after holding a rally pledging support for Nasarawa state deputy governor, Silas Agara’s gubernatorial ambition, Vanguard reports.
notes that the leader of the coalition said: “We are in heaven over the president’s decision. We are so happy because it shows he has us in his thoughts all along. He has shown that he is a leader who cares for all stakeholders in our society.
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“We are really over joyous because we had actually planned to come out to show support for our deputy governor, Silas Agara. With this development, it shows the president is tilting his attention towards the youth.
“Coincidentally, the decision favours Mr Agara who is one of the youngest politicians aspiring for the Nasarawa governorship positions come 2019. So it’s a great decision from the president.”
According to Zaunwa, who doubles at the secretary general of National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) Zone C, the signing of the bill into law will propel student leaders to sensitise students who have political ambitions on their rights and political opportunities available to them.