'Old Men Vying To Lead Nigeria,' Angry Nigerians React To CNN Tweet

Nigerians have reacted to Cable News Network CNN’s comment on Twitter calling Nigeria Presidential candidates ‘Old Men’ vying to lead the country.

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The American news-based pay television channel said that the two front-runners contesting for Nigeria’s presidential election are both men in their 70s with previous experience of high-level politics.

Stressed that both are from the same ethnic group and are Muslims from the north of the country.

“Meet Muhammadu Buhari and Atiku Abubakar: the old men vying to lead Nigeria, Africa’s youngest youth population”.


This comment made by CNN did not go well with Nigerians as many see it as an irresponsible comment coming from the media organisation.

Concise News gathered some of Nigerians comments.