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2023: Ideal president must not be old, should be able to communicate — IBB



Former Military President, Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB) has said the ideal president of Nigeria must not be an old person like him and that he must be a very good communicator.

The retired Nigerian army general stated this during an interview with Trust TV. When asked who to mention who fits his ideal president come 2023 said; “He should be able to communicate because a president should be able to walk into a group of people and talk to them on issues concerning Nigeria; not all the time but most of the time.

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“He must have somebody he knows in every part of the country. It is not a tall order”.

The 80-year-old added; “You could limit it to states, you could limit it to local governments even to the wards if you can but somebody such that once you hear the name, it is somebody you will say, yes, I have heard that name before either in the country or in his profession; if he is a doctor, a journalist or whatever, all areas, we have heard the name before; okay then I will make an effort to know more about him.”

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