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Buhari unveils official portrait, removes General from name

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President-elect General Muhammadu Buhari and his vice president-elect will from May 29 be addressed as Muhammadu Buhari and Prof. Yemi Osinbajo respectively.

Spokesman of the Buhari campaign organization Mallam Garba ‎Shehu in a statement on Sunday unveiled the official portrait of the president-elect and his vice-president-elect, Professor Yemi Osinbajo.

‎”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,” he said in a statement.

Buhari retired from the army as Major General in 1985 and title of General has been part of his name since.

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