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Just In: Pres. Buhari declares intention to run for second term

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Just In: Pres. Buhari declares intention to run for second term

President Muhammadu Buhari has announced his intention to run for a second term in office, according to the governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-rufai.

In a tweet shared on his Twitter timeline on Mondayt, El-rufai said the president declared his intent at the ongoing meeting of the APC National Executive Committee (NEC) in Abuja.

“BREAKING NEWS: PMB has just announced to APC NEC his intention to run for a second term of office. Alhamdulillah,” El-rufai tweeted.

Update: the news of President Buhari’s interest to seek reelection has been confirmed by the presidency. At about 12.30pm on Monday, the presidency announced via its Twitter handle (@NGRPresident) that: “President @MBuhari 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.”

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