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2019: Saraki formally declares to run for president

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has declared to contest for the office of Nigeria’s president in 2019.

Saraki made the declaration in Abuja on Thursday August 30 while meeting with the Not-Too-Young-To-Run group. He attended the meeting with leadership of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP. Saraki first gave hint of his intention in a report by Bloomberg on 15th August. ‘I have decided to answer the call of teeming youth who have asked me to run for President.

Accordingly, I hereby announce my intention to run for the office of President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” he said while addressing the gathering in Abuja. The Senate President, who has been locked in battle with Executive arm of government recently defected from the ruling All Progressive Congress.

He will be contending with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, Aminu Tambuwal, Ibrahim Dankwabo, Ahmed Makarfi among others for the PDP’s presidential ticket.

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has declared to contest for the office of Nigeria’s president in 2019.

Saraki made the declaration in Abuja on Thursday August 30 while meeting with the Not-Too-Young-To-Run group. He attended the meeting with leadership of the Peoples’ Democratic Party, PDP. Saraki first gave hint of his intention in a report by Bloomberg on 15th August. ‘I have decided to answer the call of teeming youth who have asked me to run for President.

Accordingly, I hereby announce my intention to run for the office of President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria,” he said while addressing the gathering in Abuja. The Senate President, who has been locked in battle with Executive arm of government recently defected from the ruling All Progressive Congress.

He will be contending with former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Sen. Rabiu Kwankwaso, Aminu Tambuwal, Ibrahim Dankwabo, Ahmed Makarfi among others for the PDP’s presidential ticket.

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