President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated newly sworn-in President Joe Biden and vice president Kamala Harris saying his government is ready to work with them with hopes that a strong point of cooperation and support for Nigeria as well as the African continent will be marked.
President Buhari in a statement by his special media aide, Garba Shehu, congratulated the leaders, and the entire country on the successful transition, which marks an important historical inflection point for democracy as a system of government and for the global community as a whole.
“We look forward to the Biden presidency with great hope and optimism for the strengthening of existing cordial relationships, working together to tackle global terrorism, climate change, poverty and improvement of economic ties, and expansion of trade.
“We hope that this will be an era of great positivity between our two nations, as we jointly address issues of mutual interest,” the President added.
President Buhari and all Nigerians rejoice with President Joe Biden, sharing the proud feeling that the first woman elected Vice President of the United States has African and Asian ancestry.