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ECOWAS WIll Forever Remember Jonathan – Niger President

Channels Television  
Updated May 21, 2015

Niger_PresidentThe President of Niger Republic, Alhaji Muhammadou Isoufou, on Thursay said ECOWAS leaders will forever remember President Goodluck Jonathan for the humble way he conducted himself in the affairs of the country and the West African sub region.

The Nigerien President who was in the Presidential Villa on a courtesy visit said the outgoing Nigerian President has shown great maturity and statesmanship by conceding to defeat and calling his challenger in the last presidential elections to congratulate him describing the act as a great lesson to all African leaders.

Alhaji Issoufou arrived the Presidential Villa at about 12 noon and went into a meeting with President Jonathan for about 40 minutes before speaking to State House correspondents through an interpreter on the purpose of his visit.

He said that Doctor Jonathan has always conducted himself in a very humble manner and that the ECOWAS leaders will forever remember him for that.

According to him Nigeria and Niger have worked together in the last four years in all spheres, economically, politically and on security matters especially in the fight against Boko Haram and thanked the President for the cooperation.