As the 2019 general elections draw even closer, Nollywood actress Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde is of the opinion that Nigeria is ready for a female president.
The thespian who revealed that much in an interview, insisted that it is now time for Nigeria to have a female president calling the shots.
She also added that women have in recent times occupied top notch positions in government and they are good at handling responsibilities.
She said; “What else do we need to be as women? You have to agree with me that a lot of women are doing almost better than men now. We all know that women are now in charge of some households and we all know that women are good at organising as well as handling responsibilities. I think Nigeria is ready for a female president.”
The married mother of four who said she is happy that young people are venturing into politics but also warned Nigerians to check the records of such young candidates before casting their votes for them.
“I am very impressed with the participation of young people in politics today. Years ago, these people were not interested in politics. But I don’t think we should vote for people because they are young, as it will be misleading. We must ensure they are credible by asking questions. I think we should look out for their track records.
“I urge Nigerians not to allow people to intimidate them again. They shouldn’t vote for people because they feel they will win. Instead, vote for someone you believe in even though the person will get only two votes. We cannot continue to choose the lesser evil; we have to desist from that,” she added.
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