Buhari Congratulates David Cameron
THE President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, has sent a goodwill message to David Cameron, the Prime Minister of Britain, congratulating him on his victory in the just concluded elections in his country.
In a statement released in Abuja yesterday, Buhari said he looked forward to collaborating with the British government led by Cameron, after he takes over power in Nigeria on May 29.
“Nigeria and the Britain have enjoyed good relationships, and we look forward to developing even stronger ties,” Buhari said.
He also commended Cameron for the role the British government played before, during and after the Nigerian elections.
“Britain, the US, EU, ECOWAS, AU and the UN have played vital roles in ensuring that democratic norms were adhered to during our elections. Their role in the smooth outcome of the just concluded Nigerian elections can never be overemphasized,” he said.
Buhari added that he looked forward to furthering the “special, warm and friendly relationships” between the government and people of Nigeria and the United Kingdom under the new government of Mr. Cameron.