Buhari congratulates Donald Trump
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated United States’ President-elect, Donald Trump, on his victory in the U.S. presidential election.
This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity.
The statement quoted President Buhari as congratulating American citizens on the outcome of the election, which he said, was keenly observed by “all true lovers of democracy and those who believe in the will of the people’’.
According to the statement, President Buhari looks forward to working together with Trump to strengthen the already established friendly relations between both countries, including cooperation on many shared foreign policy priorities, such as the fight against terrorism, peace and security, economic growth, democracy and good governance.
“As Mr Trump prepares to assume the position of the President of the United States, President Buhari extends his good wishes to him on the onerous task of leading the world’s strongest economy,’’ the statement added.