President Buhari Declares Intention To Contest For a Second Term

President Muhammadu Buhari has formally announced he will seek re-election in 2019, the News Agency of Nigeria has reported.

Mr. Buhari made the announcement on Monday at a meeting of the ruling All Progressives Congress leadership.

The National Executive Committee(NEC) meeting of the party is holding in Abuja.

While the president has long indicated he will seek a second term of four years, this is his first public announcement.

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