‘We Are Used To Presidents, That Never Want To Go Away,’ – Jay-Jay Okocha (Video)
Jay-Jay Okocha who was one of the guests at SuperSport studio today for commentaries on the world cup competition France won, talked about about the young players who made the French team. The footballer who noted that it was beautiful to see players like Mbappe, Greizmann and many others with great qualities replacing old players, said that ‘back home, we are used to Presidents that never want to go away’.
Here is the video below;
Though former President Goodluck Jonathan was voted out, however it should be recalled that former President Olusegun Obasanjo sought amendment to the constitution towards the end of his second tenure, so he could contest for the third time.
On the other, President Buhari also declared his interest in the 2019 Presidential election, which has left Nigerians on divided sides.
President Buhari disclosed this at the meeting of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling party, All Progressives Congress, APC. Bolaji Abdullahi, the national publicity secretary of APC, confirmed that the President indicated that he would run for the second term while addressing journalist after the meeting, which held in Abuja.
Also, the Special Adviser to the President on New media and engagement, Bashir Ahmad, in a tweet on his official handle @BashirAhmaad, confirmed that the President finally confirmed that he will run for re-election in 2019 during the NEC meeting of APC.
Before the announcement, 75-year-old President Buhari had left Nigerians guessing as to whether or not he would run for second term. His loyalists, APC governors, as well as the chieftains of the ruling All Progressives Congress all expressed their support for him to go for a second term.