Sunday, 17 May 2015
Portraits Of The President-Elect And Vice President-Elect Is Out
As we count down to the handling of constitutional powers by the incumbent president to the incoming president, official portraits of General Muhammadu Buhari, the winner of the just concluded March 2015 Presidential election and his Vice, Prof Yemi Osinbajo is out for the public and the pictures were taken by no other person than Bayo Omoboriowo, the ace photographer, who was the official photographer of the President-elect during his campaign across the Nation.
Earlier in the day, the President-elect said he would drop the title 'General' after being sworn in on the 29th of May 2015.
The statement was made through his Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, said in a one-paragraph statement on Sunday, that he would like to be known after the swearing as, Muhammadu Buhari, President, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces.
The statement also stated that the Vice President-elect would also be officially referred to as Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), Vice President, Federal Republic of Nigeria.