A former Presidential aspirant, Dr Abdul Jhalil Tafawa Balewa, under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has stated that the northern part of Nigeria is only recycling corrupt leaders in the country.
According to him, the current situation of things in the north and Nigeria in general was due to bad leadership.
He noted that majority of northern leaders were corrupt, adding that the time had come when the youths should say no to those leaders.
While fielding questions from Sun, Balewa said, “One of the things that we need to do is to retool the educational system in the North.
“It’s impossible not to have western education in the North. You can see what is happening in the southern zones.
“Secondly, it will bring us to par with other Nigerians. There are so many leaders in the North that we just keep recycling.
“A large majority of them are very corrupt and they still want to come out in 2019. Nigerians and even the youths should be able to stand up and say, ‘No, you have ruined our future for too long.’
“We need people that know what to do to get us out of this morass. However, the mistake these corrupt leaders will be making again is that unknown to them, the youths have grown in number and in intelligence.
“None of these people will send their own children out to be hooligans. They use other people’s children but these youths are now beginning to wake up.
“They know they have their strength in their voter cards. But they still need to be educated further and we will educate them against violence.”