Nigerian President Signs 'Not Too Young to Run' Bill Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the "Not Too Young To Run" bill into law in the presence of young people from across the county. The bill alters sections of the constitution to allow the reduction of the age qualification for president from 40 to 30; for governor from 35 to 30; for senator from 35 to 30; for House of Representatives membership from 30 to 25; and for State House of Assembly membership from 30 to 25.

Nigerian youths in a group photograph with President Muhammadu Buhari after he signed the “not too young to run” bill into law.



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