Buhari, Osinbajo Declare Assets


Newly sworn in President Muhammadu Buhari and his deputy, Yemi Osinbajo, have declared their assets at the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, as stipulated by the Nigerian Constitution.

The head of Buhari’s media team, Garba Shehu, in a brief statement on Saturday informed the media that both leaders submitted their assets declaration forms separately on Thursday.

He said the chairman of the bureau, Sam Saba, had already done the needed documentation and on Friday acknowledged the receipt of the forms.



    “By declaring their assets, President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo may have not only fulfilled the requirements of the Nigerian Constitution,but also fulfilled the first of their many campaign promises,” Shehu

    He gave Buhari’s declarant’s identity number as, President: 000001/2015.

    Shehu reminded Nigerians that Buhari had promised Nigerians that he would declare his assets as soon as he assumed office if elected into office.

    Chapter VI Section 140 of the Nigerian Constitution states that a person elected to the office of President shall not commence the official functions of that office until he has declared his assets and liabilities as prescribed in the Constitution.

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