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US officials meet newly-elected Buhari

2015-04-02 09:05
A picture shows presidential campaign posters of Nigerian President and candidate to his re-election for the ruling People's Democratic Party (PDP) Goodluck Jonathan and leading opposition All Progressive Congress (APC) presidential candidate Mohamma ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - Senior United States officials have visited the Nigeria president elect, Muhammadu Buhari, to felicitate with him on his recent victory at the poll.
Among the visitors were Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, accompanied by the US Ambassador to Nigeria, James Entwistle.

The officials pledged their support and commitment to ensuring the success of the Buhari’s administration and for better relations between their country and Nigeria.

Also Read: Buhari vows action on Boko Haram, graft after election win

In his response, Buhari thanked the international community for working with Nigerians in providing the atmosphere that helped to bring about change through elections in the country.

He promised to work with the international community to restore Nigeria’s full commitment and obligations to the international system.

Meanwhile,  other prominent Nigerians who also the President elect include former Nigeria Head of State, Yakubu Gowon, former Vice President and chieftain of All Progressives Congress, Atiku Abubakar and his wife, Hajiya.

- CAJ News
Read more on: muhammadu buhari  |  us  |  2015 elections

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