President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, congratulated Joe Biden who took oath as 46th President of the United States of America.
In a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu in Abuja last night expressed hope that their presidency will mark a strong point of cooperation and support for Nigeria as well as the African continent.
“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.”
Further added that “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.”