Nigerian President Elect Says: Henceforth Call Me Muhammadu Buhari, I am No Longer General Buhari




In a statement released by the head of the Directorate of Media & Publicity of Buhari Campaign Organisation, Garba Shehu, the President-elect, a retired army general, however, seeks to be regarded with the official title reserved for Nigeria’s president; while his vice seeks to be described with his academic title of professor, KSM News reports.

“From May 29, 2015 the President-elect and Vice-President-elect are to be respectively known and addressed as Muhammadu Buhari, President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Federal Republic of Nigeria and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria.”

The statement also displayed the official portrait of the two men who will be sworn-in as Nigeria’s President and Vice President on May 29.

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