2019: Buhari’s interest declaration expected – Makarfi

Sen. Ahmed Makarfi, former National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration that he would seek a second term in 2019 was expected.

Senator Ahmed Makarfi
Senator Ahmed Makarfi

“His (Buhari)’s declaration is no news; it would have only been news if he had decided otherwise,” Makarfi said on Monday, in an SMS response to an earlier SMS that sought his opinion on the development.

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“If the President had declared that he will not run, that would have been news. It is no news that he is re-contesting,”’the former Kaduna governor said.

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Newsmen report that Buhari had, on Monday morning, announced his intention to seek a fresh term in 2019, ending months of speculations over his political future.

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