Buhari to run for re-election in 2019


President Muhammadu Buhari declared Monday he would seek re-election next year, 2019 in a move that put an end to months of speculation.

The 75-year-old former general and one-time military head of state made the announcement in Abuja following a meeting with the national executive of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

“President @Buhari has just announced his intention to seek the presidential ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and contest for a second term of Office in the 2019 elections,” the presidency said on Twitter.

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