Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has been congratulated on his re-election for the second term by three African presidents, President Nana Koffi-Addo of Ghana, Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger, and Macky Sall of Senegal, who himself just won re-election for a second term.
Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina made this known in a statement.
In the statement, Adesina disclosed that the presidents from the West African sub-region congratulated the president, wishing him greater exploits after he was declared a winner.
“The Presidents felicitated with President Buhari, saying his re-election was a demonstration of the confidence Nigerians had in him and wishing him greater exploits.”
It was recalled that in the just concluded collation of the presidential election, President Muhammadu Buhari, emerged the winner as announced by the INEC chairman Prof Mahmood Yakubu pulling 15, 191, 847 votes while Atiku Abubakar, a former Nigerian vice president, secured 11, 262, 978 votes.