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Breaking: President Buhari visits his campaign office in Abuja (photos)

Breaking: President Buhari visits his campaign office in Abuja (photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, August 1, visited his presidential campaign office in Abuja as part of preparation for the official kick-off of his 2019 second-term bid. reports that this was revealed by the personal assistant to President Buhari on new media, Bashir Ahmad, in series of tweets, adding that the visit was part of the preparation to officially kick off the president's campaign ahead of 2019 general election.

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He tweeted: "Part of the preparation of kicking-off officially, President Buhari visits his Presidential Campaign Office this evening in Abuja."

Meanwhile, had previously reported that President Muhammadu Buhari urged his supporters to stop campaigning for his re-election in the 2019 presidential elections.

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The president noted that some zealous supporters have been engaging in what could be interpreted as campaigns even months before the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) is due to lift the embargo on such.

In a statement signed by his media aide Femi Adesina, Buhari pleaded with his supporters to be patient and not let them be seen as breaking the law.

He said: "It has been observed that some fervent supporters of President Muhammadu Buhari have begun what may be interpreted as political campaigns in their advocacies and advertisements in the mass media.

"We appreciate their enthusiasm, borne out of desire to garner support for an administration that is actuated by nothing else, other than service for motherland, but we hereby appeal for patience, so that the game can be played according to the rules."

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