The deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu has raised point for a change in the political system of Nigeria by calling for the removal of age barriers in holding political posts in the country.
The statement was released by his media special adviser on Thursday,25th of May, in Abuja.
Ike Ekweremadu who happens to be the deputy Senate president has moved a motion for the whole removal of age barriers for contesting for political posts in the country.
He mentioned that the electorates should be allowed to make select based on their profiling of the ability and capability of willing contestants.
According to the statement, the deputy Senate president raised the point upon a courtesy visitation by the Youth Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA).
He said: “We have just acknowledged the young man, Emmanuel Macron, who is now the President of France. We believe it can also happen here in our country; and we believe that with education and exposure, people can achieve a lot at a very young age.