The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has declared his interest to run for president in 2019 after months of speculation from Nigerians.
He declared his intention to run at a ceremony which held at the Sheraton Hotel, Abuja.
At the ceremony, he said:
I hereby announce my intention to run for the office of President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria in the coming General Elections in 2019 on the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP). I do so with the firm conviction that I have what it takes to secure inclusive growth for Nigeria and Nigerians.
And while sharing the video on Facebook, he wrote:
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. #GrowNigeria.