President Buhari Congratulates Joe Biden, Says Nigeria Looks Forward To Greater Cooperation With USAPublished By Kez On 27th Sep 2023 at 4:17 pm, 0
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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated former vice president, Joe Biden, on his election as the new President of the United States, “at a time of uncertainty and fear in world affairs.”
The Nigerian leader said the election is a significant reminder that democracy is the best form of government, because it offers the people the opportunity to change their government by peaceful means.
According to President Buhari, “the most powerful group are not the politicians, but voters who can decide the fate of the politicians at the polling booth”.
The President in a statement issued by His Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, noted that “the main fascination of democracy is the freedom of choice, and the supremacy of the will of the people”.
The President added that, “respect for the will of the people is the very reason why democracy remains the best form of government, despite its limitations from one polity to another, and from one society to another”.
According to him, “I am thrilled by the fact that you are an experienced politician, who had served as Congressman for 40 years, and a Vice President for eight years.
This is a remarkable track record, that gives us hope that you will add value to the presidency and world affairs.”
President Buhari also noted that Nigeria looks forward to greater cooperation between it and the United States, especially at economic, diplomatic and political levels, including the war against terrorism”.
On international affairs, President Buhari urged Mr. Biden to “deploy his vast experience in tackling the negative consequences of nationalist politics on world affairs, which have created divisions, conflicts and uncertainties.”
The Nigerian leader also called on Mr. Biden, “to introduce greater engagement with Africa, on the basis of reciprocal respects and shared interests”.
President Buhari Congratulates Joe Biden, Says Nigeria Looks Forward To Greater Cooperation With USA
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