November 24, 2017 / 1:46 PM / 9 months ago

Nigeria ex-vice president prepared to run for presidency in 2019

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is prepared to run for the presidency in 2019, his spokesman told Reuters on Friday.

FILE PHOTO: Nigeria's former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar speaks as he presents his manifesto at All Progressives Congress (APC) party convention in Lagos early December 11, 2014. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye/File Photo

The former ally of President Muhammadu Buhari quit the ruling party earlier on Friday, saying it had “failed.”

Reporting by Felix Onuah; Writing by Paul Carsten; Editing by Peter Graff

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