JUST IN: U.S CONGRATULATES BUHARI, MAKES KEY REMARKS ON CONDUCT OF POLLS

The government of the United States (US) on Friday, March 1, congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the just-concluded presidential election, Premium Times reports.

In the statement released by Michael Pompeo, the world power’s secretary of state, the government “congratulates the people of Nigeria on a successful presidential election, and President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election.

We commend all those Nigerians who participated peacefully in the election and condemn those whose acts of violence harmed Nigerians and the electoral process.

We note the assessments of international and domestic observer missions affirming the overall credibility of the election, despite localized violence and irregularities.

We also congratulate all the other candidates for their peaceful participation in the electoral process. We call on all Nigerians to ensure successful state elections next week.

Going forward, the United States remains committed to working together with Nigeria to achieve greater peace and prosperity for both our nations.”

Meanwhile, Continentour.com.ng reported that the UK government had congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on securing a second term as president.

A statement from the British high commission in Abuja on Wednesday, February 27, quoted the minister of state for Africa, Harriett Baldwin, as saying “I offer my congratulations to President Buhari on securing a second term as the Nigerian president.

“The UK is a long-standing friend and partner of Nigeria and the Nigerian people and a stable and prosperous Nigeria benefits Africa and the world.

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