United States Government Congratulates President Muhammadu Buhari As Winner Of The 2019 Presidential Election.
The APC presidential candidate and current president of Nigeria retired General Muhammadu Buhari has been congratulated by the president Donald Trump led U.S. government following Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election to the office of President Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Mr Buhari of the All Progressives Congress defeated Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party to win the February 2019 presidential election held all over the country.
The congratulatory message was contained in a statement made by the US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, the statement read in part
“congratulates the people of Nigeria on a successful presidential election, and President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election.”
“We commend all those Nigerians who participated peacefully in the election and condemn those whose acts of violence harmed Nigerians and the electoral process.
“We note the assessments of international and domestic observer missions affirming the overall credibility of the election, despite localized violence and irregularities.
“We also congratulate all the other candidates for their peaceful participation in the electoral process. We call on all Nigerians to ensure successful state elections next week.
“Going forward, the United States remains committed to working together with Nigeria to achieve greater peace and prosperity for both our nations.”