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OBJ And IBB Sets lists of 4 Candidates To Replace Buhari Followed With Terms and Conditions



Some former Heads of State are allegedly searching for President Buhari's replacement ahead of 2019 election. Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar are said to have considered 4 candidates and these

 candidates under consideration include a former governor of Kano and now a serving Senator, Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso; current governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal; former Cross River governor, Donald Duke and the immediate past governor of Edo state, Adams Oshiomhole (65)They also agreed that the next Nigerian president must be below 70 years of age

The fireworks of 2019 general election have began. Political alignment and realignment are quietly ongoing and will gradually unfold to the shock, surprise, annoyance, joy of many Nigerians depending on affiliations.

Though Nigeria's ailing president, Muhammadu Buhari has not made his stand about running for the second time in office in 2019 or not early feelers, however, indicated that the country’s power brokers and kingmakers are already in search of his successor.

According to The Sun, President Buhari who has been in London for over 50 days on medical vacation may have lost interest in the second term in office and consequently has forced the power brokers out to shop for a new leader to succeed him.

The outcome of the meeting was not disclosed but it was believed then that they met to discuss matters affecting the country in the face of agitations and significantly, health of the president.

However, in a new development, the Sun is now reporting that the discussion of the meeting which was not made public was dominated by President Buhari's successor.

Consequently, the generals had agreed that the next Nigerian president must be below 70 in age but may come from any tribe or region.

A source close to the leaders told the Sun that: “It was agreed that the next president must be under 70, must be a pan-Nigeria personality from any part of the country. Ethnicity and religion must also not be a barrier.”

The source also claimed that "they considered some top politicians who have indicated interest, even though quietly, in the race and they zeroed in on a few they could identify on the spot, who also met their set criteria.
1. Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso (60)

A former governor of Kano and now a serving Senator. He is 60 years old.

2. Aminu Waziri Tambuwal (51)

The current governor of Sokoto state. He is 51 years old.

3. Donald Duke (55)

A former Cross River state governor. He is 55 years old.

4. Adams Oshiomhole (65)

OBJ And IBB Sets lists of 4 Candidates To Replace Buhari Followed With Terms and Conditions OBJ And IBB Sets lists of 4 Candidates To Replace Buhari Followed With Terms and Conditions Reviewed by okpala Precious on August 12, 2017 Rating: 5

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