He was reacting to request by some Nigerians for the reduction of age limit to 30 years to contest for presidential position in the country.
“I had no intention to become head of state but it is the opportunity, if opportunity presents itself and people ask you to do it then do it. “What I have achieved is (because of) God. I had never thought of becoming head of state but there was a coup and all my senior colleagues were killed and I was the only one that survived
“My plan was to rise in my profession and hopefully become a head in my profession but that did not happen. `I didn’t know what happened but I had the duty and responsibility to ensure the coup in Lagos did not succeed’’, he said.
He, however, called on the youths to prepare themselves academically and morally to take advantage of opportunities when they come.