Politics 5 Striking Similarities Between Buhari and Yar'Adua

Is Nigeria In Another Yar'Adua Situation?

  • Yes

    Votes: 4 80.0%
  • No

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Maybe

    Votes: 1 20.0%
  • I don't care

    Votes: 0 0.0%

  • Total voters
  • Poll closed .



As the rumours surrounding President Muhammadu Buhari's health grow stronger, Nigerians are wondering if this is another Umaru Musa Yar'Adua case. Follow us we explore the similarities between both men.

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1. They're Both Fulanis

Just like Late President Yar'Adua, President Buhari is a Fulani man.

2. Kastina State

President Buhari and Late President Yar'Adua are both from Kastina state.

3. Ill health

Just like Yar'adua, Buhari's presidency has been plagued by his ill health.

4. Acting President

Nigeria had to put up with acting President during part of Yar'Adua's tenure, presently Nigeria also has an Acting President.

5. Audio message

Just like Yar'adua did in 2010, President Buhari has sent an audio message to Nigerians to prove that he's still alive.