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Mr. Downie said Mr. Buhari faces major challenges managing the country's political divide, boosting the economy in the face of falling global oil prices, and dealing with the brutal jihadi Boko Haram, which is still very active in the north.
"There's now going to be immense expectation placed on Buhari," said Richard Downie, deputy director and fellow of the Africa program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. "He has a reputation as a very straight shooter, someone who's very tough on corruption."