Inauguration Day 3 historic facts about Buhari’s entry into Presidential office

Buhari will be sworn in at the Eagle Square today, May 29, 2015, after succeeding in his fourth attempt to become Nigeria’s leader.

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President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari is set to take the oath of office to become Nigeria’s new President.

Buhari will be sworn in at the Eagle Square today, May 29, 2015, after succeeding in his fourth attempt to become Nigeria’s leader.

Here are 3 historic facts about Buhari’s entry into the Presidency:

  1. At 72-years-old, he’s Nigeria’s oldest President in history.

  2. It is the first time in Nigeria’s history that a sitting president would hand over to an opponent.

  3. He is the second indigene of Katsina State to be elected as Nigeria’s President. The first was the late Umaru Yar’Adua. No other state has ever achieved this feat.

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