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Tony Blair commends Nigeria polls

2015-04-01 18:44
Presidential candidate of the opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) Muhammadu Buhari delivers a speech during a campaign rally on January 19, 2015, in Kaduna. Buhari will face President Goodluck Jonathan on February 14, 2015 as the APC seeks to  ~ CHRIS STEIN

Lagos - Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair has praised Nigerians on their free and fair elections and has congratulated the victorious Muhammadu Buhari, Naij reported.

Also read: Cameron "warmly" welcomes Buhari election

He also commended outgoing president, Goodluck Jonathan for his conduct in conceding defeat.

Blair further went on to commend Nigeria's strength and resilience as a country in what was a tightly contested presidential elections.

He added that it is an even more remarkable achievement with the challenges that the country is facing, despite this the results of the elections has been peacefully accepted.

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