Senate president Bukola Saraki, has on Thursday,offically declared his intention to run for the 2019 presidential election under the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP).
Saraki, who earlier defected from the ruling All Progressive congress party to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) made this known at Sheraton Hotels Abuja, where he met with other PDP young aspirants.
“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,”
Saraki’s declaration is said to have come a day after Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso publicly made his declaration to run for the 2019 presidential election under the Peoples Democratic Party.