Meet The Young Nigerians Behind “Not Too Young To Run” Advocacy

The photos of Nigerians behind “Not Too Young To Run” advocacy have been shared on the internet as President Mohammadu Buhari declares that the bill does not reduce the age limit of senators, governors in the country

Though the bill was reportedly passed for the reduction of age qualification to hold elective office in the country, the age bracket for those seeking election into state houses of assemblies will be reduced from 30 to 25 years, while that of the house of representatives will be reduced from 30 to 25 years.

However, the age limits for senators and governors was not reduced, as originally proposed by the sponsors of this bill. Upon signing the bill, the President noted that the age limit for senators and governors is an issue that may need to be addressed going forward,”

It was gathered that the law will also reduce the age limit for the office of the president from 40 to 35 years. The bill had also sought to reduce the age bracket for the office of a governor from 35 to 30, and that of the senate from 35 to 30.

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