BREAKING: Buhari Drops ‘General’ From His Name On May 29

The President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, is to drop the title, ‘General,’ from his name after being sworn-in as president on May 29, 2015.

Mallam Garba Shehu, Buhari’s Director of Media and Publicity, disclosed this in a terse statement he signed and issued on Sunday in Abuja.

The statement reads: “From May 29, 2015, the President-elect and Vice-president-elect are to be respectively known and addressed as Muhammadu Buhari, President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Federal Republic of Nigeria and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria.”

No reason was given for the President-elect’s decision to drop the title, `General’ from his name in the statement which also released the official portraits of Buhari and Osinbajo.

Author: newsadmin2

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