Discrepancies Surround Buhari’s Purported Assets Declaration

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(NIGERIA MOMENT).

It has been reported by various Nigeria media organization that President Buhari declared his assets through a statement by his Special Assistant Garba Shehu. However, a look at the statement show wide discrepancies from what the Buhari stated before to be his net worth.

Buhari was quoted as saying quote:

BEFORE 2015 ELECTION

“I have at least one million naira in my bank account, having paid N5.5 million to pick my form from my party. I have around 150 cattle because I am never comfortable without cows. I have a house each in Kaduna, Kano and Daura which I borrowed money to build. I never had a foreign account since I finished my courses in USA, India and UK. I never owned any property outside Nigeria. Never.”

Buhari Statement on his Assets

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

AFTER 2015 ELECTION

On September 3, 2015, President Buhari via his spokesman Garba Shehu  declared that he has $150,000 (£100,000) in his personal account.

Buhari’s Listed Assets according to the statement includes:

  • Five homes and two mud houses, as well as farms
  • An orchard and a ranch with 270 head of cattle,
  • 25 sheep, five horses and a variety of birds
  • Shares in three firms
  • Two undeveloped plots of lands
  • Bought two cars from his savings

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