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Muhammadu Buhari Net Worth

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Muhammadu Buhari Net Worth2022: Muhammadu Buhari is a Nigerian politician who has been president of Nigeria since 2015. Buhari is a retired Major General of the Nigerian Army and served as military head of state from 1983 to 1985, after taking power in a military coup d’état.

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Muhammadu Buhari Net Worth Profile

Net worth$80 million
Full NameMuhammadu Buhari
Date of birth17 December 1942
OccupationNigerian Politician and current President


Buhari was born to a Fulani family on 17 December 1942, in Daura, Katsina State, to his father Mallam Hardo Adamu, a Fulani chieftain, and his mother Zulaihat. He is the twenty-third child of his father. Buhari was raised by his mother, after his father died when he was about four years old. He attended primary school in Daura and Mai’adua, in 1953, Katsina Middle School, and attended Katsina Provincial Secondary School from 1956 to 1961


Military Career

Buhari enrolled at age 19 in the Nigerian Military Training College (NMTC) in 1962.

From 1962 to 1963, Buhari underwent officer cadet training at Mons Officer Cadet School in Aldershot in England.

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In January 1963, at age 20, Buhari has commissioned a second lieutenant and appointed Platoon Commander of the Second Infantry Battalion in Abeokuta, Nigeria.

From November 1963 to January 1964, Buhari attended the Platoon Commanders’ Course at the Nigerian Military Training College, Kaduna. In 1964, he facilitated his military training by attending the Mechanical Transport Officer’s Course at the Army Mechanical Transport School in Borden, United Kingdom.

From 1965 to 1967, Buhari served as commander of the Second Infantry Battalion and appointed brigade major, Second Sector, First Infantry Division, April 1967 to July 1967. Following the bloody 1966 Nigerian coup d’état, which resulted in the death of Premier Ahmadu Bello. Lieutenant Buhari alongside several young officers from Northern Nigeria, took part in the July counter-coup which ousted General Aguiyi Ironsi replacing him with General Yakubu Gowon.

Buhari has held several political positions including;

He was appointed Governor of the North-Eastern State from 1 August 1975 to 3 February 1976, to oversee social, economic, and political improvements in the state.

Colonel Buhari was appointed as the Federal Commissioner for Petroleum and Natural Resources (now a minister) In 1977, when the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation was created

Presidential Ambition

In 2003, Buhari ran for office in the presidential election as the candidate of the All Nigeria People’s Party (ANPP). He was defeated by the People’s Democratic Party incumbent, President Olusẹgun Ọbasanjọ, by more than 11 million votes.


He run again in 2006 but lost to Yar’Adua’s.

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Buhari was the CPC Presidential candidate in the 2011 election, running against incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mallam Nuhu Ribadu of Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN), and Ibrahim Shekarau of ANPP.  He lost that election to Goodluck Jonathan

Buhari contested again in 2015 which he won against Goodluck Jonathan as his main contender. He was re-elected for his second term in 2019

Muhammadu Buhari Net Worth

Muhammadu Buhari net worth 2022 is estimated at $80 million according to Austinemedia. He is reportedly paid $6,000 a month as salary.

In 2015 Buhari declared his assets as including; US$150,000 cash; in addition to five homes and two mud houses as well as farms, an orchard and a ranch of 270 head of cattle, 25 sheep, five horses and a variety of birds, shares in three firms, two undeveloped plots of land, and two cars bought from his savings.

Source: Glusea.com


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