According to report reaching oyogist.com, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, has congratulated new inaugurated President of the United States, Joe Biden and VP Kamala Harris as they officially take the oath of office on Wednesday.
The President’s congratulatory message was made known in a statement released the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, who made it known that Nigeria and Africa hopes for a strong cooperation with the Biden administration.
“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 statement further stated 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.”