Nigeria ruling party nominates Buhari for re-election in 2019

Nigeria ruling party nominates Buhari for re-election in 2019

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's ruling party has nominated President Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate to stand for re-election in February 2019, a spokesman for Buhari said on Saturday.

Buhari had run unopposed on Friday in a nationwide primary for nomination as the presidential candidate of the ruling All Progressives Congress. The main opposition People's Democratic Party has not yet selected a candidate to oppose him.

(Reporting by Felix Onuah; Editing by Peter Graff)

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Updated Date: Sep 30, 2018 00:05 AM

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