Buhari Congratulates German Chancellor Merkel On Re-Election

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Updated March 20, 2018
FILE PHOTO: President Muhammadu Buhari and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel.

 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated German Chancellor, Angela Merkel on her re-election for another term.

President Buhari in a letter to the German leader said he was “most delighted to learn of the successful conclusion of the inter-Party negotiations to form a new Government after the last election in Germany.”

Special Adviser to Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina in a statement on Tuesday said Buhari attributed Merkel’s victory to her hard work.

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“It is a testimony of your hard-work, competence and trust of the German people, qualities which are much admired in many parts of the world especially here in Africa.

“We greatly value your humanity and concern for refugees,’’ Buhari said.

On behalf of the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Buhari wished his German counterpart and her new Cabinet a successful new term of office.

According to President Buhari, Nigeria looks forward to greater cooperation with Germany.