I am not THAT OLD yet, but I ran a political campaign to unseat an incumbent and occupy the Oke-Ogun Constituency seat in the Kwara State House of Assembly.
You don’t get to see 30-year-olds contesting for political office in Nigeria. I have done it, though unsuccessful, and here is my story.
Stepping Out gives an account of some of the experiences of a young professional that decided to walk an uncharted path of partisan politics. It also gives recommendations on some of the major reforms that Nigerian political parties need to go through to ensure inclusiveness of the younger population in the political process.
There is a part that talks specifically on what is required of you if you ever decide to run for any political office, at any level whatsoever.
If you ever want to get involved in politics – contesting for a political office or supporting candidates for office – this is a book you must read!