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2019: I’ll decide whether to run for re-election soon, Buhari tells APC governors

 President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday night says he’ll decide soon whether to launch a 2019 re-election presidential campaign during a meeting with governors  on the platform of the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC).

Buhari asked for more time to make his intention known on the 2019 elections.



Speaking to State House Correspondents, the Chairman of APC governors forum and governor of Imo State, Rochas said, the meeting focused on the Nation, the party and Buhari’s 2019 ambition.

He said, “We discussed so many issues that affects the nations, our party and Me. President’s ambition to run for 2019 elections.

“It is the desire of the governors that Mr. President should run for this exalted office given his performance in the last two years.

“We believe that if he continues Nigeria will be better for it.

“Anyhow Mr. President in his usual manner has requested that we give him time and that he will address the nation’s and the cacaus 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.”


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