President Muhammadu Buhari has given an indication that he is not going to name who will succeed him in office in 2023 on completion of his second term.
President Buhari while responding to a request by the progressive in academics, who called on him to groom younger Nigerians to succeed him, noted that dabbling into the issue of succession would only create problems for his administration.
In the meantime, President Muhammadu Buhari opened his defense today by tendering some 26 documents, including copies of his academic credentials, certified true copy (ctc) of the confidential result sheet of university of Cambridge, West Africa school certificate 1961 for provincial secondary school, Katsina.
President Buhari, listed as the second respondent in the
petition by Atiku Abubakar and the people’s Democratic Party (PDP), has also
called his first witness, major general Paul Chabir Tarfa, who said he was a
mate with the president in the Nigeria army and that they were all enlisted on April
He said they were enlisted upon passing the
examination and that they were thought in all the courses they attended in English.
Under cross-examination by lawyer to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Yunus Usman (SAN) the witness said they were not asked to submit their certificates to the Nigeria army.