Moghalu Seen as 'Change' Candidate for President in Nigeria

Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, one of Nigeria's best known and most admired citizens, this month endorsed 56-year-old Dr Kingsley Moghalu for president. It was a high-profile sign of the growing popularity of someone who is seen as the only viable alternative - if a long-shot one - to the candidates of the leading parties, both veteran politicians in their 70s.

Kingsley Moghalu (left) greeting Wole Soyinka after the Nobel Laureate endorsed Moghalu's candidacy for the Nigerian presidency.

Dr. Kingsley Moghalu, deputy governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, speaking at the Woodrow Wilson International Center (file photo)

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