President Buhari Congratulates Donald Trump
The president took to twitter to say this: "On behalf of the Govt and people of Nigeria, I congratulate President-elect Donald Trump on his victory in the US presidential election."
The president further stated;
"I look forward to working together with President-elect Trump to build and strengthen relations between Nigeria and the USA."
The statement further reads: “President Buhari also congratulates American citizens on the outcome of the election, which was keenly observed by all true lovers of democracy and those who believe in the will of the people.The President looks forward to working together with President-elect 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.”
Donald Trump has defeated his opponent from the Democratic Party Hillary Clinton on November 8, Tuesday. President Buhari has visited the USA three times since his inauguration on May 29, 2015. The Nigerian leader spent 28 days in the USA; 19 in the UK (including his vacation) and 9 days in France.