Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s Inauguration

Buhari Inauguration

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17 Responses to Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s Inauguration

  1. Ametia says:

    Thanks for this post, SG2. I will spend some time this weekend catching up with it all.

  2. President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Nigeria to Attend the Inauguration

    President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Nigeria to attend the Inauguration of His Excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President-elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, on May 29, 2015.

    The Honorable John Kerry, Secretary of State, will lead the delegation.

    Members of the Presidential Delegation:

    The Honorable James F. Entwistle, U.S. Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Department of State

    The Honorable Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Department of State

    General David M. Rodriguez, Commander, U.S. Africa Command (USAFRICOM)

    The Honorable Grant T. Harris, Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for African Affairs, National Security Council

    Mr. Hakeem Olajuwon, NBA Legend and Olympic Gold Medalist

  3. Buhari’s 2015 Campaign Promises To Nigerians

    On May 29, Muhammadu Buhari will take office as President of Nigeria. Expectations are high as most Nigerians expect the coming government to wave a magic wand and make all their problems disappear. The Buhari campaign which ran on a ‘CHANGE’ mantra made numerous promises to Nigerians during the campaign.
    Buhari’s campaign promises as presented by Vanguard

    On Politics and Governance:
    I, Muhammadu Buhari, believe that our politics is broken. Our nation urgently needs fundamental political reform and improvement in governance more transparency and accountable. If you nominate me in December, 2014 and elect me in February 2015, my administration will:

    1. Initiate action to amend the Nigerian Constitution with a view to devolving powers, duties, and responsibilities to states in order to entrench true Federalism and the Federal spirit;
    2. Strengthen INEC to reduce, if possible, eliminate electoral malpractices in Nigerian’s political life;
    3. Attract the best and brightest of our sons and daughters into our politics and public service by aggressive recruitment of private sector people, academics, and professionals within

    Nigeria and in the Diaspora through internships, fellowships, executive appointments, and special nomination to contest elective offices;
    4. Prevent the abuse and misuse of Executive, Legislative and Public offices, through greater accountability, transparency, strict, and implementable anti-corruption laws, through strengthening and sanitising the EFCC and ICPC as independent entities;
    5. Amend the Constitution to remove immunity from prosecution for elected officers in criminal cases;

    6. Restructure governance for a leaner, more efficient, and adequately compensated public service sector, while promoting effective participation of the private sector for more robust job creation programmes to employ the teaming youth.;

    7. Require full disclosure in media outlets, of all government contracts over N100m prior to award and during implementation at regular intervals;

    More at the link above.

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