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The Senate President, Dr. Ahmed Lawan, Monday joined the growing list of those aspiring to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari in 2023.

Lawan obtained his N100m Nomination and Expression of Interest Forms in Abuja.

According to reports, the forms were purchased by his political associates and presented to him, resting the speculations about whether he will be contesting for the office of the President or not in the forthcoming 2023 General Elections.

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The leader of the political associates, Sam Nkire, who obtained the forms at the International Conference Centre (ICC), told newsmen that “We are not here on our own, we have his backing.”

He added: “Even though friends and brothers contributed to purchase this form for him but he has given us the go-ahead.”

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