Saturday, May 30, 2015

President Buhari and VP Osinbajo declare assets

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have declared their assets as required by the constitution of
The head of Buhari's media team, Malam Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement made available to State House journalists Saturday.

Shehu said the Code of Conduct Bureau had on Friday acknowledged the submission of Buhari and Osinbajo's assets declaration form submitted separately on May 28 and signed for by the agency's chairman, Sam Saba.

He said President Buhari's Declarant ID was given as: "President: 000001/2015".
Shehu said by declaring their assets, Buhari and Osinbajo had fulfilled the requirements of the constitution and the first of their many campaign promises.

He recalled that during the electioneering campaign, Buhari had promised Nigerians that he would publicly declare his assets as soon as he took over government.

The constitution stipulates in Chapter VI, Section 140 that a person elected to the office of president shall not begin to perform the functions of that office until he has declared his assets and liabilities as prescribed in the constitution.

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