The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, has declared that he does not aspire to stay in power at the end of his second term in 2023. In a New Year message, the head of state undertakes to respect the Nigerian constitution to the letter.
Muhammadu Buhari has put an end to all speculation about the number of terms he would try to run for. He said he is no longer presidential from 2023 which marks the end of his second term. Her main concerns now are the safety of Nigerian citizens.
Muhammadu Buhari has been at the head of Nigeria since May 2015. General of the army, he had taken advantage of a coup to run the country from December 1983 to August 1985.
However, he was a candidate in the presidential elections of 2003, 2007 and 2011 but could not win the votes of his people. It was in 2015 that he was able to beat the outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan. After a four-year term, he was re-elected in 2019.