Nigeria does not deserve a 73-year old President – Namadi Sambo

President Jonathan, VP Sambo, SP Mark, Minister FCT & ors walking/jogging towards Eagle Square, Saturday for sports.

Vice President Namadi Sambo has urged Nigerians not to vote the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari, in the March 28 election, saying the country does not deserve a leader who is 73.

Born December 17, 1942, Mr. Buhari is 72, and will only be 73 in December.

But Mr. Sambo, 60, believes the former head of state is too old to be President, a sentiment he first expressed in January when he suggested Mr. Buhari is too old and weak to physically lead the war against terrorist group, Boko Haram.

“Our President is a young President,” Mr. Sambo said at a solidarity rally by Nigerian sportsmen and women for President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja Saturday morning. “And I don’t think this country deserves a 73-year old President.”

He therefore asked the sportsmen and women to allow Mr. Jonathan to “carry go” in the March 28 presidential election.

“Come 28 March, make sure you have your PVC cards …and make sure Mr. President carry go,” he said.

Also speaking at the rally, attended by Nigeria’s leading current and former sportsmen and women, President Jonathan promised to create a special intervention fund for sports if re-elected.

He said the fund will cater for special training programmes for sportspeople, help them advance in academics after their sporting careers, help pay for treatment and rehabilitation for injured sportsmen and women and ensure that anyone who wins medal for Nigeria does not live ‘below average’ after his or career.

Mr. Jonathan also said the Fund would be used to reposition and strengthen the National Institute of Sports in Lagos and the Centre of Excellence in Abuja.

“This special fund will be professionally managed and once it’s in place, Nigeria will begin to dominate sports globally.”

The President said he is “passionate about sports because sports is one of the things that unite this country”.

Earlier, the Minister of Sports, Tammy Dagogo-Jack, had asked Nigerians to ignore the “vague, directionless change” the APC is offering, and instead support Mr. Jonathan to continue in office.

Mr. Dagogo-Jack said the President has made “personal intellectual commitment and sacrifice for the upliftment of sports in Nigeria”.

He said the country needed a leader like him to concretize the “good work he is doing in the sporting sector”.

“If we want the medals to continue coming in, then, we have to support Mr. President to continue because he is a transformational leader who will launch Nigeria to her great era of change,” the minister said.

Speaking on behalf of the sportsmen and women, a former captain of the Super Eagles, Joseph Yobo, described Mr. Jonathan as an uncommon leader who deserves the support of all Nigerians.

He said it would be difficult to find another uncommon President like him when his tenure expires.

“We cannot allow him to go until his good work is done in 2019,” Mr. Yobo said.

The rally, which is part of President Jonathan’s reelection campaign, was attended by sports stars such as Nwankwo Kanu, Austin Eguavoen, Mary Onyali, Peter Rufai among others.


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  • Spoken word

    Nigeria does not deserve the current fumbling,clueless, clannish president we have now.

  • habib dauda

    This is a statement that is accompanied with so much credibility,because the vice president Namadi Sambo is a man that is there in power and understands what it takes to be there, however this statement should be taken with all seriousness and do the write thing….. although all Nigerians know this and believe the vp #GEJ4Naija

    • progress

      What Nigerians cannot afford is a clueless leader for another 4years. It is Buhari or nobody.

      • Arabakpura

        Agree!

  • Gerald Okoduwa

    Why don’t you just allow the elections to take place? Stop speaking for Nigerians.

  • Rabiu Abubakar

    No. We tell you what we do not deserve. Rogues like you! Bunch of thieves

  • Ola

    You are 60 for GOd sake. You are also too old to be vp. No be person wey u senior be president !

  • BlackieUmukoro

    It is not really about buhari’s old age it is about his ugly and messy past that people really find repugnant. Because Shagari would still be voted for at 91 to lead this coutry than buhari who is just 73. It is all about the evil that men do that live with them

    • Ola

      Which shagari ? His time was filled with blood shed and riots that was why the military stepped in. Buhari was a dictator but not a killer

      • BlackieUmukoro

        Tell that to the marines that buchary was not a killer
        Sent from my BlackBerry wireless device from MTN

        • CLEAN THE ROT

          “STEALING IS NOT CORRUPTION” – Jonathan (“PhD”)

    • Abdul

      What evil is that loser? defeat await you in 3weeks time.

      • BlackieUmukoro

        You can’t be too sure
        Sent from my BlackBerry wireless device from MTN

    • wheingo

      My friend believe me history is about repeating it self, Nigeria today is in the same situation as at when the military took over then during Shagari’s tenure this same Buhari fixed and bring things back to normalcy among which are: corruption, Naira devaluation, insecurity and a host of others but few to mention. Let history repeat it self many Pdppigs would find themselves in jail.

      • BlackieUmukoro

        Buhari destroyed our economy then. The worst democracy is better than the best military (mis) rule Sent from my BlackBerry wireless device from MTN

        • Ha

          “”The worst democracy is better than the best military rule””. Please who told you this? You are too naive. I know if America is to change lever now and say the military is better you will also change yours in support. Be independent in your thinking. Be flexible and situational please. It’s the West that taught us “contingency theory”. We are not supporting the military regime but if it turns out to be better than the democracy, be it.

        • wheingo

          Are you in Nigeria at all? please do some home work don’t just appear on a forum like this and display your ignorance.

          • BlackieUmukoro

            Don’t allow APC to teach you nonsense
            Sent from my BlackBerry wireless device from MTN

      • CLEAN THE ROT

        And who is Saint Shagari who did not do anything wrong?

        • wheingo

          Who told you that shagari didn’t do anything wrong? Under his watch corrupt politicians emptied our treasury just as Jona dumb is doing now.

    • Ha

      Buhari’s bad past was better than Jonathan’s present. When we talk of Buhari we are talking about military aggression, human right violations and imprisonment. When we talk of Jonathan we are talking about massacre, genocide, mass killing, corruption, stealing, impunity, cluelessness, pointlessness.

  • Pharrel Mitchell

    Useless comments from bunch of useless and clueless individuals…. Jonathan 6yrs in office has he ever lead a mrach before, but now election is around the corner and he remember that he is fit… Let him march from Abuja to Lagos, still the people will not vote PDP…… Jonathan if you are fit, rescue the Chibok girls, Arrest Diezani Alison Madueke, Arrest Ngozi Okoje Iwela, Drop the ministerial nomination of Senator Obanikoro, Call your foul illiterate rice seller wife to order, show us the real owner of the PHD you are posing to be yours. Nigerians can’t be fooled or deceived anymore cos you ain’t got any new lies to tell.

  • Abdul

    Let Nigerians be the decider of that. Sambo you are 60years but you are less productive than Buhari.

  • kykkyk

    I rather an old clean man than a thief and friends to drug barons, murderers and thugs. We are not ashamed of our old people with character and grace but ashamed of the pilfering lots.

  • WALE

    Nigeria deserve the best which is GMB.p.d.p fears buhari,are we better than italy that install 73 years old this year.The issue is not age but p.d.p has failed the nation,and we trust Nigeria to be with gmb than corrupt p.d.p that can not give us electricity since 1999

  • Olusola

    Time wasters, leave that choice for Nigerians to make!

  • Truthometer

    Nigeria does not deserve a corrupt and stealing president. That is what Dumbo stands for. MarchForBuhari!

  • bib

    Yes, Nigeria deserves on 60 year old who dances when his subjects’ blood is shed due to his criminal negligence. It deserves 60 year old who is happy to make few of his crookish friends private jet owners while majority of his subject languish in abject poverty. It deserves 60 year old that uses trillions of Naira of tax payers money to buy votes instead of his six years performance convincing people to vote for him. Etc.

  • Rommel

    Looking at the face of Namadi Sambo and how weak his cheek muscles are,does the man look healthy? as for Jona,the quantity of poorly refined illicit gin he had consumed before becoming governor of Bayelsa state is enough to weaken someone’s liver which I understand he has been receiving treatment for,it is not shameful that this president has almost emptied Nigeria’s coffers where he is fighting against the reputation of a decent man,good name indeed they say is better than gold.President Jonathan and Sambo can do whatever they like,they can never get good names from decent Nigerians,only from Oleeeelll! barawossssssssss and Ndo Oshiiiiiii na ama!!!

  • Nigerians have nothing against Buharis age———Yes he is too old for Aso rock–but who—WOULD HAVE cared if he had not forged his WSC?—BESIDES—-What we 9jas-really hate about Boooooooooooohari are his 30 yrs old satanic records———of executing women–and some alleged drug offenders while their case was on Appeal——as if Nigeria is an Arab country like Saudi Arabia–ati Malaysia———His introduction of selective justice system–into our body politics———by releasing 53 suitcases to the emir of Gwandu–while the NATIONS ENTRY POINTS-WERE CLOSED——freeing Umaru Dikko and Uba Ahmed—-after their arrest—–including the son of Dantata who was deported to Nigeria–from the US over a drug-related offence-locking up innocent governors from mostly the South—in his gulag—as well as those who were not even in government like Tai Solarin and Babtope———–Buhari is not the type of person–humans should even steal a glance at for a second—cause of his evil ways—–and spirit of unforgiveness——-chasing him all over the place———–The worst of it is that—-he is never consistent–says one thing and does another—————–till date he is yet to tell Nigerians who he left her for London——-let him go and meet Tony Blair for his votes–Why is he here—————was he deported from London? i begi

    • Socrates

      You sound very incoherent mr Burning-spear. How much are they paying you? Mtcheew. Next please!

    • CLEAN THE ROT

      YOU SOUND CHILDISH. YOU ARE TOO LATE, BOY.

    • Ha

      That is why people like Kashamu who is a confirmed drug convict are safe under Jona. Compare Buhari’s satanic past and Jonathan’s satanic present. How many people did Buhari kill through his Military brutality and how many Jonathan killed and is killing through his Boko Haram. I heard that he has even stopped the Chadian army from recapturing more territories because that was not really what he wants. RIP Andrew Azazi.

  • Muhammad Inuwa Baba

    Na “young” we go chop?. Just fine something more plausible to say. It is the failure of the so call youthful leaders that led the old people to step forward. Please know that we need somebody like GMB at this time stage of our nationhood.

  • Dazmillion

    Sambo, Nigerians will rather have an 80 year old man than your humble self in power. People think Jonathan is clueless but they haven’t met Mr Sambo.

    • Arabakpura

      I can see him in that picture looking confused! Didn’t know whether they are walking left or right!

    • Yusuf

      true talk, that was why we have been praying for mr president to live long and reach may 29

  • felix

    A 72 YEAR OLD PRESIDENT IS WAT NIGERIANS NEED RIGHT NOW, D YOUTHFULL JONATHAN HAS FAILED DIS COUNTRY TIME 4 CHANGE IS NOW AND GMB REPRESENT DAT CHANGE FROM CLUELESNESS 2 PURPOSEFULNESS

    • Joe

      Nobody will vote Buhari because of Tinubu’s appetite for wealth. Fashola was arm twisted by Tinubu to acquired even a ward at lasuth?. A ward meant to treat masses was taken over by Tinubu. Incredible!!!

      • tundemash

        Dumbo Joe….were u there when Fashola was arm twisted by Tinubu? Or u are just passing on stories told u at the amnesty camp?
        You have got one vote, use it as you like but to claim that “Nobody will vote Buhari” is the height of hallucination. How come your Otuoke Cl0wn is running from one church to the other , from one Oba to the other ?

        • Joe

          You do not deserve my reply, but I found out that you are ignorant and that was why you are perished man. Am not a politician. I have said it times and times again that there is practically no difference between APC and PDP, after all, the men and women that flooded APC are from PDP and they have being in power since 1999. I live in Lagos, and most of my business friends are civil servants and when I talk, I talk from the standpoint of knowledge and not blind love for a party or an individual. Let me give you a practical example, just along CMD road immediately after ecobank( formally oceanic), you will see a fenced empty land, that land belongs to Lagos state polytechnic, but Tinubu acquired it sometimes last year for his TV continental and someone who works in land ministry in Lagos hinted us about it. Lagos civil servants are full of praises for fashola, that fashola is a nice man, but he has never been a man of himself and he can not revolt agains Tinubu in anyway. I will never respond to your comment any longer because you are living below a Yoruba race. Yorubas are sophisticated people that has the ability to decern issues, but you are like almajiris from borno that follows who can just give them food.

          • Jika

            Your response is noted.However,you still have not been able to validate your assertion that NOBODY will vote for Buhari.Any verifiable statistics to back that claim sir?.By the way what has ‘the almajiris’ from Borno got to do with this issue?Is it a question of deep seated hatred or bigotry?God bless.

          • CHRISTOPHER AGBO

            Joe, listen to yourself you said Yorubas are the most sophisticated people in Nigeria but is Fani-Kayode and Fayose sophisticated? I’ve lived among Yorubas and I know they are nicce and respectful but my views are beginning to change, all the Yoruba politicians in PDP are the ones that always open their mouth to say nonsense.

          • tundemash

            Cl0wn .. … i don’t deserve a reply and yet you wrote half a page of mumbo jumbo …. so if that is’t a reply, what would your reply look like ?
            And yet you still failed to answer the simplest of the questions; were u there when Fashola was arm twisted by Tinubu ?
            Creek rat, when next you come with your mis-information, be truthful enough to let us know it is mere gossip instead of claiming ownership of that fake info !

  • CITIZEN

    Help me ask him. Na muscle dey think, abi na brain dey think?

  • Yusuf

    but Nigeria deserves a clueless president and a more clueless vice…come march 28 we let dumbo ‘carry go’

  • tundemash

    No does Nigeria deserve a stealing 60-something year old President and a dumb always-smiling V.P.

    So this was actually a campaign “walk”.

  • IS.JESUS.CHRIST.A.CHRISTIAN

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    PASTOR AYO ORITSEJIAFOR FRAUDLENTLY COLLECTED 1 BILLION DOLLARS FROM JONATHAN GOODLOCK LAST YEAR. THE AMOUNT WAS TO TAKE JONATHAN TO ISRAEL TO THE TEMPLE OF DAVID AND USHER UNTO HIM THE POWER THAT DAVID THE KING OF THE JEWS USED TO DEFEAT GOLIATH. GOOGLOCK BOUGHT THE IDEAD AND HAD FALLEN TO THE TRAP. ALL PROMISES AND UNDERTAKENS BY ORITSEJIAFOR TOWARDS SILENCING THE PERCIEVED ENEMIES OF JONOTHAN GOODLUCK FAILED TO ACHIEVE WHAT DID JONATHAN HAD EXPECTED. JONATHAN GOODLUCK WAS SO ANGRY THAT HE REMIND ORITSEJIAFOR THAT CARDINAL ARINZE THE NIGERIAN MEMBER OF THE CATHOLIC PAPACY IN THE VATICAN DID NOT COLLECTED A PENCE FROM JONATHAN WHEN HE FACILITATED A PRAYER SESSION FOR JONATHAN UNDER THE FORMER GERMAN POPE WHEN JONATHAN WAS VICE PRESIDENT. TO THE BELIEVE OFJONATHAN THAT THE PRAYER IN THE VATICAN MADE HIM TO BE NIGERIAN PRESIDENT AND NOT PDP OR OBASANJO. ORITSEJIAFOR AND JONATHAN LAST YEAR IN ISRAEL REACHED AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN ISRAEL AND HIS GOVERNMENT THAT NIGERIA’S UN SECURITY COUNCIL VOTE TO BE USED AGAINST UN’S EXPECTED RECOGNITION OF THE PALESTINIAN STATE. NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT HAS USED ITS VOTE AGAINST PALESTINE RECOGNITION AND AFTER THAT ISRAEL GOVERNMENT TURNED DOWN THE SUPPORT FOR JONATHANS RE ELECTION IN 2015. ISRAELY AGENTS DIRECTED JONATHAN TO MEET FORMER NIGERTIA’S PRESIDENT IBRAHIM BABANGIDA FOR FURTHER DISCUSSIONS ABOUT HIS RE ELECTION AND APPOINT GENERAL ALI GUSAU AS A DEFENCE MINISTER FOR HIS GOVERNMENT. JONATHAN OBLIGED AND EXECUTED ALL COMMANDS FROM ISRAEL, BUT STILL IN DOUBT ABOUT THE SUPPORT OF ISRAEL AND HIS ENDORSEMENT BY IBB.

  • shola

    I can’t understand why some Nigerians (most expecially the so called HONOURABLES) Fayose, Fani, Dame Patience,
    PDP and co. are constantly poundering on the age of Gen. Buhari. HE IS NOT A DEAD MAN WALKING!

    The first and for ever remembered Kanzler (head of state) of Germany came after the second world war to SERVE HIS PEOPLE with 73. Nelson Mandela a JEWEL of and for the mankind came to SERVE HIS PEOPLE
    with 76 and was even crowned with the Nobel – peace price later on. This man didn’t eat from the durstbin. He didn’t go to school without his shoes on. This man OF GOD was imprisoned by the apatheid regime for over two decades. He came out, ruled His beloved country for a just a term of office and put a laugh on the faces of the world. These two for ever remembered Personalities came to SERVE, NOT TO REGN over their people.
    And what are we experiencing today? The ICC is watching every movement of these morons, Gbagbo and many to come.

    How can you once be living on DURSTBIN or going to school without SHOES and want to LEAD a nation?
    The Yorubas will say “omo oju o rola ri”
    Do you have the TALENT to LEAD? Buhari had and has. Leading as a prefect from his school at that time. Leading a nation is not a casino play. It is a natural GIFT.
    Buhari never denied haven made mistakes. He stood by it, that he took RESPOSIBILITY for the atrocities his Administration committed during HIS 20Months tenure of office.
    But then said: ” before you is a FORMER military ruler and now a CONVERTED DEMOCRAT”.

    Nigeria needs and deserves a constructive, never destructive and not a Port Harcourt Degree holder A LEADER who takes so much acres of land for his personal wealth, makes our beloved country a FAIL STATE.
    The earlier you cancerous ilks get out of office, the healthier Nigeria moves forward.

    NIGERIA NEEDS A CHANGE FOR GOOD!!

    WE NIGERIANS NEED A LEADER NEVER AN EMBEZZLER

  • Debekeme

    You are very right! I agree Mr. Vice President!

    What we need are younger criminals like yourself. We need irresponsible younger men like yourself and your boss.

    We need younger men with no conscience like you and your crew.

    The justice of God will catch up with you and your band of ‘young’ thieves.

  • ochigbo ajeinu

    Nice rally by the President & co, but wrong timing and wrong msg. It’s clear that the President is trying to do in six weeks of “grace” what he’s been unable to do in five or six years. You know this is not possible. For a president vying for 2nd term, he continues to make new promises everywhere which to me is a personal indictment as in underachieving. A 73-old or even 80-old upright leader is better a 68-yr old Aso Rock president on whose watch 13,000 Nigerians were slaughtered by Book Haram, there’s unprecented corruption of gargantuan proportion etc. If age has got something to do with leadership, I’m in my mid-40s, therefore I’ll tell you Goodluck & Sambo equally that you guys are too old to rule this country.

  • Great Nigeria

    I love Nigerians, and the maturity they have shown so far regarding the forth coming elections. We have made our choice and are waiting for the election day.
    We say a big NO to a clueless presidency.
    A government of misplaced priorities, showing a picture of a jogging president at a time when Nigerians are asking for judgement for those who stole our national wealth, Nigerians are asking for visible economic growth, change in the oil sector, tough stand against Boko Haram regardless of an election, a government of purpose and vision, etc.
    You forsake economic development for all and you are using the money to bribe chiefs and obas.
    It is one man one vote, a thousand bribed Chiefs and Obas versus 160 million Nigerians.
    You know the results for sure.

  • Olufemi Aboaba

    Mr. Sambo Namadi, by your statement you are asking Nigerians to choose between a President-Mr. Jonathan-who is a younger corrupt person and President and Mr. Buhari who is older and not a corrupt person. Nigerians are looking for someone who is not a thief and who as President will not loot their resources-as Mr. Goodluck Jonathan presidency has done- which are getting leaner. Today, by world bank statistics, the average Nigerian lives on $2 a
    day-courtesy of a corrupt President Jonathan-No amount of jogging can
    erase that misery from the faces of Nigerians. Therefore, the choice before Nigerians is a moral choice-between a thief and a corrupt President(Goodluck Jonathan) and a non-thief and a morally upright President-Mr. Buhari.

  • Layo

    Sambo himself looks 80. Baba Obasanjo looks stronger than him. Bunch of thieves and criminals. Mandela was over 70 years when he became the president of SA. No to GEJ.

    • Kay Soyemi (Esq.)

      With all due respects, Mr. President, after 6 years you should not be talking about “I will do”.

      This time around, you have gathered all the willing sports personnel from JUST ONE SECTION of the country to support your 419 move.

      In the last round of elections, you hoodwinked the Nollywood desperadoes into supporting you with a similar promise of a N30bn fund, which they chased to no end until they gave up. On this round, you cannot pull the same stunt with them and they have been reluctant to give you the same support, so it is the turn of faded and fading sports men and women.

      We are not fooled, even if they are.

      What you should be talking about is what has been achieved or spent on sports in the last 6 years. Even the NFA and the matter of appointing a coach, in which you meddled has only led us to subsequently crashing out of the last African Cup of Nations.

      Why is it that everything you touch turns to gold when there are people with Mida’s touch?

    • Wähala

      President of Morocco is 80yrs old… Dumbo-Sambo must go. Shikena!

  • TRUTH MASTER

    Pray, of what use is a young man who lacks vigor? Even Sambo, who is 60, looks older than Buhari and is so dense and dour. These ‘young men’ with old ideas should be booted out of Aso Rock and allow our nation to move forward. Enough of these age nonsense.

    • Jika

      Dense and dour.I really like these apt adjectives.

  • Mrt

    I totally agree with our Dear Vice President,
    But what happen when we have 60 something years old as a president and would first smile when he visited bombed police headquarter?
    who wldnt deem it fit to acknowledge over 200 school kids kidnapped until the international community started hatch tags? whose best friend’s and campaign managers are convicts and ex-convicts?
    who supervised our dwindling economy, excess crude oil act, foreign reserves?
    Under whose a serving minister would buy 2 cars for N250m without any conviction and the minister ‘resigned’ not fired months after?
    whose minister ‘a woman’ spent N1billion on rented private jet for herself?
    whose minister of interior would take advantage of hundred of thousands of unemployed young Nigerians, collect their money in a scam employment, many of them died in the process, and nothing against him?

    who???
    who??

    I PREFER AN 82 YEARS OLD SIR.

  • Ha

    OLD and PRUDENT is far better than YOUNG and CORRUPT. I have never seen a valueless and ineffective VP like Namadi Sambo. All he and his boss know is to wave hands and smile. Was that how the likes of Atiku were? Ask his former boss for details.

  • abc

    I am just imagining how Sambo who at 60 is apparently diabetic and on amlodifine would looks like in next 12 years, if at all he will live to that age. Even in this picture see how weak and sickly he is. No doubt GEJ looks more strong than Buhari (But physically woo, not mentally and idon’t know what is happening to their livers), but I can bet my life, that if Sambo who is 60 will take on Buhari who is 72 on tracks, Sambo will not reach 100m, and if he runs fast 100 he will fall down to his death.

    • C3kwe

      Buhari should first lead the one million man match organised by his party to show how fit he is. I’m sorry the man is ill.

  • SAM .A

    Sambo said we have a young president, Dagogo said he is uncommon president . At this critical juncture where democracy laced with impunity is in collision with economic stagnation ,incompetence &corruption. Nigeria doesn’t need a young , confused , indecisive ,incompetent ,clueless , non pragmatic,feeble minded and uncommon president . Nigeria will rather need an elderly , full of wisdom, energetic like Obj who was playing soccer@ 78, dedicated, courageous,man of integrity ,a doer, anti corruption ,and a common person . All these qualities are in GMB . Nigeria vote for him.

    • Jack

      Gbam!

    • PROF

      Buhari was even too old in the last election he lost . I felt pity watching him on tv during that interview

  • The people

    The old man is mentally more agile and more in command of his faculties than the young president. How old is the sage of Omaha ? Ageisim would save PDP.

    • Sword of Damocles

      I am glad you referenced the 2nd richest man in America, because you are right i believe he is in his seventies

  • Jack

    Sambo should allow Nigerians to freely decide come end of March if we want septuagenarian or Decaganarian!!!

  • Moe

    All these rubbish PDP is doing is “Ajayi work”,A thankless, needless and insincere task,
    Jonathan said if he looses the election, he will go to his village. In your dreams Mr, President, your directionless corrupt dreams!
    Only by God’s grace will you see your village. All things being equal, you are more likely to head to Jail!

  • Ha

    Sambo Nigerians are not deserved to be ruled under Boko Haram intimidation.

  • JAMES DANJUMA

    YES NAMADI SAMBO. WE KNOW IT IS ONLY THE ENEMIES OF NIGERIA THAT DO NOT WANT A LEADER WITH HONESTY AND INTEGRITY TO LEAD THIS COUNTRY. THEY WANT THOSE THAT MAKE NIGERIANS POORER. THEY WILL PURSUE CORRUPTION AT ITS HIGHEST LEVEL AND CALL IT MARE STEALING
    NIGERIANS PREFER 80 YEAR OLD LEADER WITH HONESTY AND INTEGRITY, THAN 40 YEAR OLD WHO WILL GO ON RAMPAGE, STEAL AS MUCH AS HE CAN FROM PUBLIC TREASURY WITHOUT SHAME, LEAVING PEOPLE IN

  • The people

    As usual Sambo and all of us are not grasping the point. And the point is, who has the qualities and capability to rule our country properly. Who can give us the leadership whether young or old, that our country desperately need. Ageisim is missing the point

  • blackdove

    But Nigerians deserve thieves and criminals in aso rock?

  • chooka

    The fear of Buhari is really driving all these people mad. Fayose, Fani Kayode, Sambo, Madam Patience, Okupe, AIT. Chaii! What happens if Buhari eventually wins. Please you people should not die before your time. Shakespeare was right after all. “Cowards die many times before their death”.

  • Just reason

    Hear people say Nigeria do not deserve a decent 73 years man as president but do Nigerian and Nigeria deserve a clueless, corrupt, womanizer, killer, deceiver and a drunk as President?

  • Anene Mercy

    Nigeria needs a young man at this time and not an old general who is suffering from dementia. What Sambo said is really.

  • Victor Gee

    APC biggest mistake was picking a wrong candidate. Buhari can’t lead this nation at his age. He should be on rest and on stress. His health should be important to him.

    • Funso

      OMO ale.

    • tundemash

      Keep taking panadol for PAC’s headache.

  • Etang Chris

    Tinubu is only using Buhari to come back to power through the back door. But it won’t happen.

    • tundemash

      Was Tinubu ever in Aso Rock or how is he coming back to power Cl0wn ?

  • Jo Guy

    The same way Nigeria does not deserve the gang of thieves led by Jonathan/Sambo! You couldnt even get anyone to drive your PDP campaign buses from Kaduna to other parts of the North last time despite the juicy N70,000/driver tag. That is a statement already, Jonathan cannot win ANYWHERE in the North, Buhari will get some votes from the West so there´s no way 6 states from the SS can guarantee Jonathan victory. That is the reality the PDP has to deal with!

    • Etang Chris

      Who is more thief than tinubu, Atiku, Saraki, Amechi and others led by Buhari?

  • inuwa kate

    How can an analogue, outdated old fashioned Buhari lead us in 21st century, no nah. We will vote against him.

    • tundemash

      But a young rogue can rule you ?

  • danjuma

    Why did Buhari join APC Lagos march from Alausa to Teslim Balogun stadium today. It shows he is sick.

    • kanuri man

      Chai wallahi, you’re wawa, mumu just like the rest of the PDP

    • Andel

      He is not contesting for Olympic Mr. Man… He is contesting to be a president nd govern his country rightly… and sickness is meant for everyone even u and it does not mata ur age… death can befall any1… age is not a criteria for who dies 1st ooooo….. i wonder why jonathan wont dupe us of billion wen d only tin we ask of him is to be fit and do exercise… abeg we no dey vote president for him to run, jog or goto the gymm.. For ur information….. If death cums for u or GEJ or any1 accusing Buhari of being sick…. notin will help u … not even good health… rememba many sick pple can be in a hospital for years while healthy pple die daily….. Grow up

    • tundemash

      Creek rat, using hausa name, the election isn’t about physical exercise. Look for another excuse but certainly that your amnesty “awoof” is ending May 29th !

  • onyekaokorie

    On GEJ I stand

    • tundemash

      If u like join Hippo and stand on both of them, na your cup of tea.

  • Dankasa

    May be Sambo forget that we all go school. You are always comparing Jonathan, your Presidential candidate with people like Nelson Mandela, Ronald Reagan, John McCain, Kofi Anan and a host of others whose struggles really touches so many lives under their control but forget to know that these people assumed the highest offices at the age of 70 and above. Mandela was 75 when he was elected into the South African Mahlamba Ndtopfu Presidential Vila at Pretoria. So what are you telling us?? there are many great leaders who turned their country into the greatest ones at that age.. Men, I believe these guys are becoming so desperate and can use any theory even these kandigati theories against the opposition. You are losing, Sambo, so is better you start negotiating your exit before is too late, Nigerians are becoming more wiser by the day, please go.

  • kanuri man

    Namadi Sambo is the worst vice president in the history of Nigeria, whenever he speaks is just rubbish and nonsense that comes out of his mouth, not once has this man said anything that address issues affecting the people beside senseless talk that goes nowhere. They tried everything and failed against the general and now his age is the their campaign issue. Life and dead, wealth and wisdom, power and knowledge belongs to GOD , and GOD has given Buhari good health and enough wisdom, there is nothing anyone can do about it, come March 28 you will see the elections results and May 29 Buhari will be sworn in as our president.

  • dd

    Buhari can’t do this? He will faint on the way.

  • dd

    Buhari look to sickly and weak to rule Nigeria. Maybe he should recommend someone he think has same mind as him but in early 50! Shame Buhari not Sai Buhari

    • john jones

      Its all in head and the mind. Read posts above

  • Omotolaaraujo

    This administration has made it clear that they discriminate against the elderly. People that worked for their retirement benefits die without seeing their payments. The President doesn’t acknowledge people that never get to retire. The elderly should not vote for the President. He does not represent you.

  • AIYEKOTO

    Shimon Peres became the ninth President of Israel at the age of 84, Giorgio Napolitalo was Italy’s President at the age of 81, Ronald Reagan began his second term in office as the President of US at the age of 74 and the best President Uruguay has ever had, José Mujica, was 74 when he became President in 2010. I WILL RATHER VOTE FOR AN ELDERLY HONEST AND WISE MAN, LIKE BUHARI, THAN A YOUNG, DRUNKARD, GREEDY, ROGUISH AND LICENTIOUS JONATHAN!!

    • john jones

      Love you Aiyekoto

  • Dr Pat Kolawole Awosan

    If mature age,experience,wisdom,non-corruptive,transparency,capability and competency are leadership values,General Muhammadu Buhari,must be voted into office by Nigerian voters on march 28,2015, in order to move our nation and its 180 million people forward.Being Nigerian president by younger generations as witnessed under Mr Ebele Jonathan, has not serve the Nigerian good interest and it the present situation whereby,younger generations of Mr Ebele Jonathan and vice president Sambo have failed our nation woefully.
    There is no security of life and property,no regular power,no employment generating mechanism,no modernize healthcare and the South is pitched against North and East against West while christians are set against muslims,Nigeria requires urgent change in leadership,in order to move Nigeria forward.Not age discrimination this time around.All hands must be on deck in efforts to salvage our nation and move our people forward.

  • Maitama Tambari

    Is that the issue, dumb, dumb. Ronald Reagan became President of theUnited States of America, at what age? What is the age of the newly elected President of Tunisia? What did the Tunisians said in electing him? WE BELIEVE CHANGE! YES WE CAN IN NIGERIA.

  • Lemmuel Odjay

    Jonathan is forever making promises and not fulfilling them. Poor sports people, you’d soon find out. As for passive Sambo, let it be known that this present Nigeria does not need a young man such as Jonathan, or an old man as Buhari to save her from imminent wind down. What Nigeria needs is a tried and tested can-do man that would seize Nigeria by the scruff and drag her through the treacherous paths the PDP has carved out for us all onto paths that are safe and reassuring. We need a president that would not only promise but keep those promises. This country, in order to survive the next couple of years, need a man who is not only clean but who would not condone corruption and impunity while in the saddles of power. We’ve had enough of spin. If I was Sambo, I would rather shore up the chances of temperamental Governor Yero of Kaduna State before the elections than break sweat over a lost case. If a young man had tried and failed, common sense tells us we should try an older man before declaring Nigeria a lost cause. Why continue digging, when in a hole? Don’t you guys notice that with every heave of the shovel the road to suicide gets shorter? When the sun shone, PDP spent all the money and time moulding a graven image to which they sacrificed in a laddishness only the prodigal would comprehend. Now they are wondering what the matter could be, as they strain into haystack in search of an elusive pin. Why must the rest of us bear the can for their madness? Goodbye yesterday, welcome today…

  • Curseless

    Mr Sambo, it is actually u who don’t deserve another term, for you and your boss are the most clueless figures in the nation’s history. By the way do you know how old President Reagan was when he took office in the USA? Buhari has a giraffe vision for Nigeria and your team has a tortoise vision and we just continue to wallow in misery in the midst of abundance. I rather take a 90 year old general with a lofty vision than a 20 year old imbecile for the sake of that country and our children .

  • Haruna Babaji Umar

    And deserve incompetent, treasury looting, ignoramuses like the present crop of (PDP) so called leaders right?

  • sawadee

    Nigeria needs a strongman and Jonathan is not.He is a talker.Buhari might be the solution for Nigeria nowadays.His age could be an advantage in the battle against endemic corruption, he has seen it all and is not afraid of the powerful corrupt elite,He has the military experience to decisively fight Boko Haram .I believe Buhari being a man of the Islamic Faith is the best one to rebuild a battered Northeast Nigeria post Boko Haram.Mr Sambo, Nigeria needs action, no endless promises.

  • Worried Mother

    I beg to differ with you sir, we need stability, progress, security, employment, good health care system, electricity, functioning school with happy teachers. Nigeria is slipping into total anarchy under the present administration. Personally I believe The General is our answer.

  • Worried Mother

    Age is a blessing not a burden

    • john jones

      Dont mind the imbecile

  • Larry Basford

    Age is a blessing, what Nigerians are after is someone who can deliver as our leader. The country is in a total messed up right now. No electricity supply, our naria is in a total mess. Cost of living! Oh gosh dont go there 4 now.

    • Tunsj

      I couldn’t have said it better myself. God Bless You my brother.

  • Tunsj

    When you have no real message, you have to dress it up a lot more. What has age got to do with good leadership? Sambo, you and your boss are insane.

  • omooba44

    You will be surprised that Sambo is about 70 something years old. He claims he lost all his credentials.

    I and my household have decided to vote for Buhari even if he is 90 years old.

  • Murtala Aliyu

    WE ARE TIRED OF WAITING IN LINE FOR FUEL, WE ARE TIRED OF DARKNESS. NO! WE NEED CHANGE, OUT WITH GEJ NOW!

  • kola amzat

    I can’t but agree with the VP. It’s simply out of order to compare today’s Nigeria environment with that of Morocco, Ghana and even, South Africa. In terms of political, economic and even, human dynamics, this nation is simply well above the aforementioned countries. Therefore, qualities a Nigeria leader must possess is simply not the same with those countries’ leaders. Nigeria is a nation in hurry. Nigerian populace, both young and old have simply become so much sophisticated in thinking and behavior that a President like Gen Buhari would simply be lost in idea and initiatives on how to lead. Obviously, Gen. Buhari doesn’t have the mental and physical acumen to drive the very tough assignments of this country. The country Gen Buhari presided about 30 yrs ago has moved from that extreme to another extreme. President Jonathan might not have totally met our expectations, but, he is simply miles apart of GMB in terms of democratic credentials, leadership maturity, requisite academic laurels and physical & mental presence. I strongly appeal to Nigerians to remain LESS SENTIMENTAL and let President Jonathan re-election bid be.

    • Funso

      Ọmọ àlè.

      • Pharrel Mitchell

        Madalohun, Omo Ale Ni.

    • ’70

      Make you vote am continue another 4 years of wondering in the wilderness… me I no dey, let’s try the so-called old man see…

    • Omababa

      Any one person supporting Jonothin is doing so out of sympathy and not on d ground of his achievements after six years in power. Leadership is nothing without a positive impact on the people but Jonothin and his supporters don’t see it that way But they still want to cling to power. Buhari will bring change to this style of leadership.

  • Omoagunmate

    Bunch of shameless rogues. Walking in solidarity for their very personal survival. Yeah, the sheriff is in town to kick your oily asses. Sambo, we heard from the grapevine that you like it from the ass too, so prison should be very good for you.

    • ’70

      Locked in prison with those BH guys who’ll do it well to his arse…

  • NIGERIA DESERVES A 23-year old juvenile delinquent, NOT a 73-year old President.

  • ICC Hague

    Age is an asset and blessing,not a burden, it means more experience in life, everyone is wishing to rich 72 and more. if you think governance is about age why dont you in PDP give way for some one at 40 to contest, since the two of you are about 60 now? with your age what have you done to the country for the past six years, except looting. we dont want goats at 60s that will continue to eat our yam for the next 4 years. We need Buhari a man of integrity the corruption killer.

  • babansa

    NNAMDI Sambo, you will never become Nigeria’s President. Jonthan had said that in one of the rallies he conducted in one of the states. Buhari once ruled Nigeria. Kwalelen ka, jaki!

  • Ibrahim

    Sambo @ 60 wants to spend more years stealing instead of going home to learn prayers taught to 3-4 year old Muslims. what a shame. youths have a future for someone certified not a thief @72

  • Tunsj

    A master rogue and his associates are walking. The next walk for you all is to Kirikiri.

  • Sams

    “Our President is a young President,” – He is also dumb, ignorant and incompetent..

  • Uzoma John

    I would any day prefer an incorruptible old man to a criminally minded and morally bankrupt young man. GEJ’s being young is not a criteria for good leadership (which he has shown he can’t give and doesn’t have). He has failed and failed woefully. PDP should campaign on issues. Just because they don’t have anything good to tell Nigerians, they resort to insults and name calling. May all of you wishing GMB dead never live to see their 70th birthday, Amen.

    • NTT

      Ameeeeeeen, God bless you, those against Gmb, may God Run their lives as hw GEJ IS running this country?

    • Pharrel Mitchell

      Amen and you spoke well as a true Nigerian, wisdom isn’t attain with age, but all track records show the GMB got it upstairs and he is way better than all PDP criminals put together….. God bless the Federal Republic Of Nigeria.

  • Fillip

    Even the APC doesn’t deserve senile Bubu. He is an embarrassment for our country, any politician, and more globally men who don’t need to wear diapers.

  • Hadiza Okafor

    I do wonder indeed how much change and vision a man at the end of his life might have. Fortunately we are unlikely to ever know.