The Archbishop of the Enugu Ecclesiastic Province of the Anglican Communion, Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma has pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to perish the idea of returning to power in 2019.
Bishop Chukwuma advised Buhari to save the country from destruction by shelving his second term ambition.
According to him, Buhari should serve as an “elder statesman, giving advice and direction for the peace, unity and development of the country and not to engage in active politics.
“If at the age of over 75, he is angling to rule the country, at what age is he expected to retire?”
Chukwuma spoke to newsmen in Enugu, yesterday, maintaining that the president has paid his dues and would be remembered for the great services he offered to the country.
He however, insisted that “age is no longer on his side as being seen in the way he is handling the affairs of the country.
“I think those urging him to run should reconsider their stand. They don’t mean well for the country.
“What is happening since he took over is indication that the country needs a younger person who should move with speed and focus, to get things right. He should know that at his age, he should be an elder.”