Buhari Congratulates Akufo-Addo On His Re-Election
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Akufo-Addo of Ghana on his re-election.
Buhari, in a statement on Thursday, commended the people of Ghana on the successful conclusion of the presidential and parliamentary elections.
The President noted that the successful election is proof that constitutional democracy has come to stay in West Africa.
Part of the statement read: “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.”
Akufo-Addo defeated former President John Mahama by polling 6,730,413 votes.