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.
BREAKING: President Muhammadu Buhari has just officially announced his intention to seek re-election in 2019. Details soon…
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) April 9, 2018
Source: 3news.com | BBC