A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, has hinted at challenging President Muhammadu Buhari in next year’s presidential election.
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Writing via her Twitter handle on Wednesday, she asked if it was already late to join the race for 2019.
A former vice-president of World Bank (African region), Ezekwesili has been a strong critic of Buhari and currently spearheads a movement known as #RedCardMovement, aimed at “retiring old politicians”.
She recalled that Buhari declared to run for 2015 presidential election on October 8, 2014, adding: “it is not late.”
Ezekwesili tweeted: “Let me even ask those of you that understand the electoral calendar. Is it already late to challenge all these OLD ORDER candidates of the Siamese-Twins of Bad Leadership & Governance Failure?
“I am starting to think that one should step up & send them PACKING for GOOD. I am beginning to think, Why NOT?
“I am beginning to think, Let’s ALL ARISE and take on these OLD ORDER candidates cos after all, a time comes when Enough becomes really&truly ENOUGH.
“I believe like many of you that the #NewNigeriaOfOurDream is POSSIBLE. Let’s FIGHT FOR IT!
“I went in search of what time our current President declared a Run for 2015 Presidential Elections. Here is what I found: https://t.co/4dWZ68yuqM
“He declared on October 8, 2014. Folks, IT IS NOT LATE o. #LetsFightForIt.”