President Muhammadu Buhari has given Nigerians something to talk about while he is away in the United Kingdom. 

It is official. He is running for a second term in office come 2019. 

Those threatening to sue him if he said he was not running can now rest. 

The announcement was made by the Personal Assistant to the President on New Media, Mr Bash Ahmed.

It was posted on his Twitter handle.

BREAKING: President Muhammadu Buhari has just officially announced his intention to seek re-election in 2019. Details soon...

Prior to this declaration, the president had at different occasions expressed this desire with jokes.  

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This declaration is coming on a day President Buhari is scheduled to leave Nigeria for the United Kingdom for a meeting with the Prime Minister, Mrs. Theresa May.

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