2019: Buhari To Address Nigerians On Re-Election

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Muhammadu Buhari on re-election
Muhammadu Buhari

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari would soon address the nation on whether he will seek re-election in 2019.

The Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC) Governors’ Forum, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, stated this while briefing State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting between the President and the APC governors held on Thursday night at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

He added that the president would also address the caucus of the APC on the matter.

His words: “We discussed so many issues that affect the nation, our party and Mr President’s ambition to run for 2019 elections.

“Anyhow, Mr President in his usual manner has requested that we give him time and that he will address the nation and the caucus of the party very soon.

“So we should be full of expectations that Mr President will make officially known to Nigerians his intentions.

“But we hope that his response will be in line with what the governors are thinking,’’ he said.

Okorocha noted that it is the desire of the governors that the President seek re-election in view of his tremendous performances in the last two and half years.

He said: “We believe that if he continues Nigeria will be better for it.’

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