Meet the young Nigerians behind “Not Too Young To Run” advocacy
History was made today as President Buhari signed the #NotTooYoungToRun bill into law
Recall Buhari had, during his Democracy Day speech on Tuesday, revealed that he’ll be signing the bill into law “in few days”.
The Reduction of Age for Election Bill popularly known on social media as #NotTooYoungToRun, will see the reduction of the minimum age to run for President from 40 to 35 years, State and Federal representatives from 30 to 25 years and 30 years for Governors and Senators.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, President Buhari said:
“If you really want to change something in Nigeria, and if you can organise yourselves and work hard towards it – you can achieve it. The outcome of such efforts is this remarkable feat.
The Young Nigerians who pushed for the bill to be signed into law have now been identified, they have received enconiums as heroes by the younger generation…
See their photos below: