WATCH: ‘Young’ 2019 presidential aspirant under fire for saying Nigerians are not productive

Okeowo is running for president under the African Democratic Congress party.

 

One of 2019 presidential aspirants, Olasubomi Okeowo, has come under heavy criticism for his statement that Nigerians cannot produce anything of value.

He said during the interview that as “blacks”, Nigerians can not be trusted to produce anything innovative.

Okeowo, reacting to the backlash, said: “Never will I look down on my people as unproductive. But I have felt the pains of Nigerians youth now and I felt their pulses also.

“Now that I know what we need to do, I and my team will swing into action to focus our energy on production.”

Okeowo is running for president under the African Democratic Congress party.

INEC has so far registered over 90 parties for the forthcoming elections.

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