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Vol 60 No 11

Published 31st May 2019


Troubles mount for Buhari

There will be no radical changes in economic policy but a reshuffle of the security chiefs is probable and long overdue

It may have been lack-lustre economy or the deepening national security crisis but President Muhammadu Buhari's swearing-in on 29 May was a morose affair. It was also short of star guests. Military ruler General Yakubu Gowon, under whom Buhari served during the civil war, attended the swearing-in but Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan, two former presidents who back the opposition People's Democratic Party, were absent (AC Vol 52 No 8).

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