Nigeria: President Buhari is sworn in as a second term

June 7, 2019 |

The 76-year-old leader said he would be loyal and fulfill his duty to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, pledging to address security threats, eradicating corruption from Africa’s largest economy.

According to a VNA correspondent in Africa, on May 29, in Abuja, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari was officially sworn in for a second term.

The 76-year-old leader insisted that he would be loyal and fulfill his duty to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, protect the severity of the Constitution, and pledged to address security threats and eliminate corruption. from Africa’s largest economy.

Buhari was re-elected President for the second consecutive term in the most populous country, and also the largest oil producer in the continent, after winning 56% of the vote in the month’s elections. The past two.

Representatives of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar, who came in second with 41% of the vote, along with a number of other opposition leaders accused Buhari of cheating on the vote in order to win the war. vote.

Nigeria is facing many difficulties, especially security threats from the Boko Haram extremist group in the Northeast provinces. The economy of Nigeria also experienced a slow period of growth because of low world oil prices.

Besides, the opposition repeatedly expressed doubts about the President’s health situation when in the previous term, he had to undergo many months of treatment abroad.

Shocking discovery in the bank account of the late Nigerian president

According to Metro, the amount of nearly 300 million USD was discovered in the bank account of the late Nigerian president in Jersey, England. Mr. Abacha is said to have “laundered” money in the US and then moved to Jersey via Doraville Properties, a British corporation.

The huge amount is now confiscated and awaiting Jersey officials, the US and Nigeria to find a way to handle it.

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