Senate President, Bukola Saraki , on Monday, said Nigeria must raise beyond sentiment in 2019 and elect youthful, energetic and digital President.
He explained that more than ever before Nigeria was at the crossroads following what he called division and lack of sense of belongings in some part of Nigeria.
Saraki, a Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential aspirants, spoke in Abeokuta, while meeting with party delegates as part of his ongoing campaign tour.
The Senate President warned against voting based on sentiment rather leader should be elected based on the candidate’s capacity to stand for the right thing.
“It is time for us to say who’s the most capable? Who has the ability? Who has shown that anywhere he is, he will be able to carry people along?
“Today, there is a new order all over the world. From Asia, America and all over the Europe, what do we see? We see people bring in youthful, dynamic and energetic president. And more importantly, digital President.
“Out of all the aspirants, I believe I have the capacity, I have the ability. I am bold and I can stand for the right thing,” Saraki said.
To fight insecurity and corruption to a standstill, Saraki noted that Nigeria needed courageous person who could stand for justice.
The Presidential aspirant who bemoaned the present leadership of the country over “suffering Nigerians”, said “you cannot give what you don’t have.”
The State Chairman of the PDP, Sikirulahi Ogundele and the party’s governorship aspirant, Ladi Adebutu assured Saraki of their support at the forthcoming presidential primaries