The president of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana on his re-election for a second term in office.
Buhari posted the congratulatory message on his official Twitter handle today, Thursday 10, 2020.
The statement reads,
I congratulate President Akufo-Addo on his re-election for a second term in office. I also commend the people of Ghana on the successful conclusion of the presidential and parliamentary elections – further proof that constitutional democracy has come to stay in West Africa.
Nigeria and Ghana share close historical and cultural ties, and I look forward to working with President Akufo-Addo to realise our shared goals of peace, security and prosperity for our citizens and for the entire ECOWAS community.
On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, I wish President Akufo-Addo a successful new tenure, and peace and stability in his country, as well as improved relations between our two countries.