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The President of the Nigerian Senate, Mr Bukola Saraki, would be running for the office of president of Nigeria in February, he said on Thursday.
“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 tweeted.
Saraki who recently dumped President Muhammadu Buhari’s ruling All Progressives Congress for the opposition People’s Democratic Party was expected to declared following rounds of meetings with former Nigerian leaders.