Wednesday, 1 April 2015

What You Need To Know About The President-Elect ,Gen Buhari


Muhammadu Buhari was born 17 December 1942, in Daura, Katsina State, to his father Adamu and his mother Zulaihat. He is the twenty-third child of his father. Buhari was raised by his mother, after his father died when he was about three or four.

A family man he  is married to Aisha Buhari,they have five children together and three daughters  from his first wife who died in 2006.
A retired Major General in the Nigerian Army ,Gen Buhari was Nigerian Head of State from 31 December 1983 to 27 August 1985, after taking power in a military coup d'état.


He ran unsuccessfully for the office of President in the 2003, 2007 and 2011 elections. In December 2014, he emerged as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress winning the incumbent President in 2015 general elections.

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