Babatunde Fashola, SAN, a former governor of Lagos State and the current minister of works and housing, has announced that he will leave active political public service in 2023.
Babatunde Raji Fashola, a former governor of Lagos State and the current minister of housing and public works.
Fashola recently stated that he will be returning to his home after leaving office as a minister in 2023 in response to a question on why he did not run for the presidency of the country in 2023.
His remarks are; “I’m running for mayor of my hometown, as I already stated, so I’m returning home.
You see, from 1988 to 2023, 35 years have passed since I graduated from high school.
The regulation is 35 years of service or 60 years of age, and coincidentally, by next year, I will be 60 years old, so if I pursued a career in public service, I will retire in that year “.
Fashola continued by implying that he was stepping down so that much younger people might enter the system and make their imprints.
He claims that “Let some 30-year-olds also come in and begin their adventure as I arrived at 39 and will depart at 60. Time to depart “.
The former governor nevertheless voiced his conviction that, even after retiring, he would continue to serve the country. After 2023, he believes he won’t need a title in order to contribute to and serve the country.
What are your thoughts on this? Should Fashola leave his current position in politics in 2023?
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