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Fashola mum on Tinubu, asks politicians above 60 not to contest


The Evangelist edition, August, 2022.

Fashola despite endorsing Bola Tinubu wants politicians above 60 not to seek public office

Days after ringing out his endorsement for Asiwaju Bola Tinubu as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Babatunde Fashola has, however, hit out at old politicians asking them to go and take a rest.

The Minister of Works and Housing in an unambiguous statement said that politicians above 60 years should not be contesting for public and political positions.

Fashola who revealed this during an interview with PUNCH, said that his decision not to contest for any political position in 2023 was because it was time for the younger generation to take over.

“We are talking about young people, is it not time for us to leave the space? I came in at 39, I’m going at 60, let some 30-year olds too come and start their journey. It’s time to go.” Fashola opined

When queried on his next political move, Fashola said: “I’m going home,

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