Muhammadu Buhari biography

Muhammadu Buhari

Politician

1942 –

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Who is Muhammadu Buhari?

Muhammadu Buhari was a Major General in the Nigerian Army and a former military ruler of Nigeria from December 31, 1983 to August 27, 1985. The term Buharism is ascribed to the Buhari military government. He also ran unsuccessfully for the office of the President of Nigeria in the 2003, 2007 and 2011 elections. His ethnic background is Fulani, and his faith is Islam; he is a native of Daura in Katsina State of Nigeria.

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Born
Dec 17, 1942
Katsina
Spouses
Religion
  • Islam
Ethnicity
  • Fula people
Nationality
  • Nigeria
Profession
Education
  • Nigerian Defence Academy
    ( - 1962)
  • Mons Officer Cadet School
    (1962 - 1963)
  • Defence Services Staff College
    ( - 1973)
  • U.S. Army War College
    (1979 - 1980)
Lived in
  • Katsina State

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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