Saturday, 30 May 2015

Buhari, Osinbajo declare assets

President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have declared their assets according to the dictates of the Nigerian constitution.

According to a statement from the Head of the Buhari Media Team, Garba Shehu today May 30th, President Buhari and VP Osinbajo declared their assets on May 28th, a day before their inauguration and swearing in.

They both filled and submitted the asset declaration forms to the Code of Conduct Bureau who confirmed receipt of the documents yesterday May 29th. The statement in part reads “President Buhari’s Declarant ID was given as: ‘President: 000001/2015′.

The Nigerian Constitution states 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.”