Immediate past President of Nigeria, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has pledged his support to the #NotTooYoungToRun bill which has scaled the second reading in the federal house of representatives.

In a tweet made in his official twitter page @GEJonathan said; ‘ I support #NotTooYoungToRun’.

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The bill sponsored by Hon. Tony Nwulu (Lagos PDP) seeks to alter sections 65, 106, 131 and 177 of the 1999 constitution.

It seeks reduction for the office of President from 40 to 30 years, office of Governor from 35 to 30 years, the Senate from 35 to 30 years and the federal and state houses of assembly from 30 to 25 years.

The bill also seeks to allow independent candidacy into the country’s electoral process.