President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo have declared their assets yesterday, 30th May, 2015.
According to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria that anyone holding a public office must declare their assets before assuming office.
The immediate past President Goodluck Jonathan and Namadi Sambo, didn’t make their assets a public affair.
A statement signed by Garba Shehu, the head of President Muhammadu Buhari Media Team said;
“the Code of Conduct Bureau on Friday acknowledged the submission of President Buhari’s and Vice President Osinbajo’s assets declaration form submitted separately on May 28, and signed for by the organisation’s Chairman, Sam Saba. President Buhari’s Declarant ID was given as: ‘President: 000001/2015.”
In Declaring their assets, President Buhari and Vice President Osinbajo have fulfilled the requirements of the Nigerian Constitution.
By doing this and have also fulfilled the first of their many campaign promises.
While seeking election into the highest office in the land, the President had promised Nigerians that he would publicly declare his assets as soon as he took over government.