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President Buhari to seek 2019 re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari and wife Aisha Buhari (L) at his inauguration in 2015

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari will seek re-election in 2019, his personal assistant tweeted on Monday.

“President Muhammadu Buhari has just officially announced his intention to seek re-election in 2019,” Bashir Ahmad disclosed on twitter.

Mr Buhari is currently on a visit to the UK ahead of a meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government on 16 April.

His departure has sparked some confusion in Nigeria as the meeting is still a week away.

Some have speculated that he may be seeking medical treatment in the UK, as we reported earlier.

Source: | BBC

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