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1/20/2021

Nigerians React As Buhari Congratulates Joe Biden, Kamala Harris On Inauguration

 


Buhari Welcomes President Joe Biden, Vice  President Kamala Harris.

.... Says Nigeria Anticipates Working With Joe Biden, Kamala Harris.


A press statement issued on Wednesday night January 20 and signed by the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity Garba Shehu read;


PRESIDENT BUHARI: WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN, VICE PRESIDENT KAMALA HARRIS

 

" President Muhammadu Buhari warmly welcomes inauguration of President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris as President and Vice President of the United States of America on Wednesday, expressing hope that their presidency will mark a strong point of cooperation and support for Nigeria as well as the African continent.

" President Buhari congratulates the leaders, and 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 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. ” 


Garba Shehu speaking further said ,

" 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 an African and Asian ancestry."


Nigerians have however taken to reacting to the statement and also responding to Shehu the president's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity. 

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