Nigerian football legend, Nwankwo Kanu has announced his intention to unseat the incumbent president, Mohammadu Buhari in the coming election 2019.
In an interview with Goal.com,the 41 year old former Nigeria international, who once played for Ajax, Inter Milan and Arsenal during his active days, said he had the dream to transform Nigeria. he said: “My presence here today is about the future of our country and the happiness of our people”.
According to him, “The last 18 years of leadership has witnessed a decline in all critical sectors of life in Nigeria, plus general insecurity in the land.” he promises to do all it takes to wrestle corruption which has become blatant and widespread.
“If I get your mandate, I promise to do things differently and restore honor and integrity to public service by keeping the best and attracting the best. he added.
Kanu’s aspiration was inspired by George Weah of Liberia and he had this to say : “George Weah’s victory in Liberia is a pointer that this dream is very realistic with you all on my side,”