April 9, 2018 / 3:09 PM / a year ago

Nigeria's Buhari departs for Britain for talks - presidency

LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari departed for Britain on Monday for talks with Prime Minister Theresa May after announcing that he would seek re-election in 2019, his office said.

His office said he would also meet the Archbishop of Canterbury and participate in a meeting of the Commonwealth heads of government. One of Buhari’s aides posted a video of him boarding a plane departing from Nigeria’s capital, Abuja.

Reporting by Alexis Akwagyiram; editing by Chijioke Ohuocha and David Stamp

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