Motivational speaker Fela Durotoye has responded to the reactions to news of him running for president in 2019.
Durotoye had last week announced that he’s joined a political party Alliance for New Nigeria (ANN).
While he neither confirmed nor denied speculations of him running for president in 2019, most had taken the news as a confirmation.
The internet had been abuzz with supporters and critics, some professing that they’d vote for him, with others complaining that he lacked the required experience.
Durotoye, on his Instagram, wrote that the conversations people are having are exactly what he hoped they would.
It is not enough to be young, to “deliver the future,” he wrote, but one must be young and strong.
What is lacking in political experience, he continued, must be made up for in demonstrated leadership capacity. He wrote: