Many Nigerians have been brainwashed, blindfolded and subjugated to the extreme level where by they rarely think forward about their own existence other than how Alhaji Abubakar Atiku or President Muhammadu Buhari would emerge as the number one citizen of Nigeria in the forthcoming general election. Neither Atiku nor Buhari, there is need for an alternative in our system. The two aspirants are due for retirement in a democratic system arena. Why?

Anyone that is above seventy years irrespective of his exposure and wealth is old enough for retrenchment. Anyone above 70 years can never be compared with someone at 40s. In adduce to the holy book, when one is above 60, 70 years, the brain, strength, ability and capability of doing things would start to diminish. This fact has been proven beyond science. The dwindling nature of human being at this age is far beyond academic status and physical exercises. It comes naturally.

This is exactly the nature of our two major Presidential candidates contesting under two major political parties in Nigeria. President Buhari is already above seventy years and directly or indirectly, his mental, physical and psychological ability to carry the heavy load of Nigeria is absolutely below his strength. Let us forget about the corrupt cabals around him here, his age is not favourable anymore. President Buhari should be resting at home by now while he enjoys pension and returns from his children. Unfortunately, Baba is finding all means to find his way back to Aso Rock forgetting that Nigeria of military regime is totally different from Nigeria of today.


Similarly, Alhaji Abubakar Atiku has been striving hard to mount the presidential seat. I wonder what Atiku is still looking for at 70s. Atiku reeks money; stinking rich and still wants more wealth. Human nature is highly insatiable. Atiku had once been in power as Vice President during Obasanjo’s regime. If Atiku cannot achieve the best for Nigerians as Vice President with Obasanjo for the eight good years, I think it is too late for Atiku to embark on reviving and redeeming Nigeria at his 70s.

Irritably, many Nigerian youths cannot seize to be amazing with the way and manner they do carry the over aged politicians’ matter on their heads as if they are new in the system. Both Atiku and Buhari had tasted power before, held different offices and directly or indirectly, they are part and parcel of Nigerians’ problems. So, why the much interest in recycling the old schools

I have read many arguments and criticisms on social media against the two Presidential aspirants. One of the major criticisms leveled against President Buhari was based on Waec certificate saga. Many critics opined that President Buhari does not posses O’Level result. Let us roger that! Certificate does not measure performance in politics.