2019 Election; Not-Too-Young-To-Run Election Movement disowns Saraki’s affiliation
2019 Election the Not-Too-Young-To-Run Election Movement on Thursday disowned affiliation with President of the Senate, Dr Bukola Saraki’s declaration for the presidency in 2019 election.
In a statement signed by one of the Converners of the group, Mr Samson Itodo, it said that it was displeased with the use of its platform by Saraki to declare his ambition without prior consultation.
“The movement wishes to express its disappointment with Senator Saraki for usurping a platform designed for young aspirants to dialogue with party leadership, to advance his political ambition.
“We strongly condemn this act by the President of the Senate and dissociate ourselves from this political move.
“As noted earlier, the movement reaffirms its identity as a non-partisan citizen-led movement dedicated to the defense of democracy, political inclusion and transformative leadership.
“The movement restates its commitment to sustain its engagement with political parties to ensure youth candidacy and democratic primaries by the parties.”