November 24, 2017 / 1:46 PM / 24 days 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.

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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