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President Buhari announces intention to run for second term

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has officially declared his intention to run for second term in office.

The President made his intention known at a closed door meeting of the National Executive Committee of Nigeria’s governing party, the All Progressives Congress, APC.

The Governor of Plateau State, Simon Lalong revealed this while speaking to journalists on the proceedings of the meeting at the party’s Headquarters in Abuja.

Everybodys interest was considered in the report and it was a unanimous vote and adoption of the recommendations that were made.

The president felt so happy and excited because of this unity in the party, he will now consider and also accept the appeal by several members of the society, party and everybody that he will re-contest the 2019 election.

He has accepted that he is going to contest again the position of President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Lalong said.

He also said the party has resolved to hold congresses and elections to elect new party executives at both the national, state and local levels.

Source: Voice of Nigeria