Muhammadu Buhari

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Muhammadu Buhari
Muhammadu Buhari - Chatham House.jpg
Preses o Nigerie
Assumed office
29 Mey 2015
Vice PresesYemi Osinbajo
Precedit biGoodluck Jonathan
7t Heid o State o Nigerie
In office
31 December 1983 – 27 August 1985
Precedit biShehu Shagari
Succeedit biIbrahim Babangida
Govrenor o the Northeastren State
In office
August 1975 – Mairch 1976
Precedit biMusa Usman
Personal details
Born (1942-12-17) 17 December 1942 (age 77)
Daura, Breetish Nigerie[1][2]
NaitionalityNigerie
Poleetical pairtyAw Progressives Congress
Spoose(s)
  • Safinatu Yusuf (1971–1988)
  • Aisha Halilu (1989–present)
Bairns
Alma mater
ReligionIslam
Wabsteidthisisbuhari.com
Militar service
Allegiance Nigeria
Service/branchNigerie Airmy
Years o service1961–1985
RankMajor General

Muhammadu Buhari , GCFR (born 17 December 1942) is the Preses o Nigerie[4] an a retired Major General in the Nigerian Airmy who wis Heid o State o Nigerie frae 31 December 1983 tae 27 August 1985, efter takin pouer in a militar coup d'état.[5][6] He haes been Preses o Nigerie syne Mey 2015.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Muhammadu Buhari Presidential Candidate". thisisbuhari.com. Retrieved 2015-02-08.
  2. "Muhammad Buhari". Enyclopaedia Britannica. Retrieved 2015-02-08.
  3. "Famous U.S. Army War College Alumni". Ranker.com. Retrieved 1 April 2015.
  4. Colin Freeman (March 31, 2015). "Muhammadu Buhari claims victory in Nigeria's presidential elections". The Telegraph. Retrieved March 31, 2015.
  5. "Military Regime of Buhari and Idiagbon". Retrieved 12 September 2013.
  6. Max Siollun (October 2003). "Buhari and Idiagbon: A Missed Opportunity for Nigeria". Retrieved 12 September 2013.