Senator Ahmed Makarfi, former National Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration that he would seek a second term in 2019 was expected.
Makarfi said: “His (Buhari)’s declaration is no news; it would have only been news if he had decided otherwise.
“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 News Agency of Nigeria reports that Buhari had on Monday morning, announced his intention to seek a fresh term in 2019, ending months of speculations over his political future.