Tinubu hails Kemi Badenoch’s appointment, Nigerians reacts

In a statement by his media office on Friday, September 9, in Abuja, the APC presidential candidate said “Badenoch’s meteoric rise to party leadership contender and, now, senior cabinet member attests to her resilience and talent.

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He was quoted as saying:

“The elevation, after a rousing leadership campaign during which she showcased her eloquence and other personal qualities, is very well deserved.

“I have no doubt that she will prove her mettle in the new role, and continue to serve as a glowing example of what this country stands to benefit if we continue our commitment to building and leveraging young talent.

“I congratulate Badenoch and her family and wish her the very best as she sets about implementing the trade policies of the new UK leadership.”

Nigerians react

Nigerians took to the Facebook page of Legit.ng and reacted to the development. Most Nigerians however urged the leaders to learn from the development and allow the youths to also be part of the decision-making process of the country.

Emeka Prince Joseph stated

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“At least you have acknowledged that it’s now the era of young people.

“So go and rest grandpa!

Samuel Damilola Oladepô said

“This is good shebi Na tinubu talk am.”

Joel Godson asserted

“Since 2015 nobody don hear from this man but now that election is at the corner he has started congratulating everybody he think he will deceive us this time otoro gbabue gi.”

Comedian ocean wise said

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“That doesn’t change the fact that obi is our next president.”

3E Comedy Room noted

“That’s how we’re going to congratulate Peter Obi after the 2023 Presidential elections .”

Emeka Ejim stated

“The Prime Minister is just 49 years old n see her in coming Excos..And we have Old men trying to ride on us for another decade..God forbid baddest thing..”

Obafemi Akodu queried

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“I hope she’s not part of the people made by Tinubu.”

Prince Obinna Egwoh said

“She’s young and vibrant but Tinubu at the age 85 still want to rule Nigeria?

“Anyway Peter Obi is our President come 2023.”

Jenifer Agbebaku urged

“So u can cheer her up, Abi.. oya oga tell ur fellow old men to allow eligible and promising youth to lead us, too.”

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