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Politics: Go Ahead with Your Ambition, Babangida Tells APC Presidential Aspirant, Advises Him on How to Win - 2023

 


Minna, Niger state - Nigeria's former military president, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), has encouraged Adamu Garba, a 40-year-old APC presidential aspirant, to go ahead with his ambition. 

Babangida issued the words of encouragement when Garba visited him at his Hilltop Residence in Minna, the Niger state capital, on Thursday, February 17, The Nation reported. 

The elder statesman hailed Garba's bravery, noting that he always believed in the potential of the youth to take over power and address the realities of global challenges. 

He restated his support and stand for the election of a young president in the 2023 general election, adding that the youths share the vision of Nigeria’s founding fathers to actualise the nation’s dreams. 

He said: “You are the guys who are going to make sure that the vision for Nigeria that our founding fathers believed is realizable. I have always believed in our potentials.” 

Further advising Garba not to drop his ambition, IBB as he is fondly called, told the APC presidential aspirant to mobilise people of like-minds. 

His words: “All you need to do now is to go out there and mobilise people of like-minds and age groups. A lot of us, when we entered politics and governance, were about the same age as you.” 

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