President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a congratulatory message to the new Saudi Arabian Prime Minister, Prince Mohammed Bin Salman (MBS). He is the son of the ruling Saudi Monarch, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz.
In a letter he personally signed today, September 28, President Buhari expressed happiness and satisfaction with the appointment, which is combined with the position of Defence Minister, the first ever in the history of the Kingdom.
The President said that the government and the people of Nigeria looked forward to working with him to further deepen and expand excellent bilateral relations.
He expressed confidence that with the dynamic and visionary leadership of the government by the Prime Minister under the guidance of his father, ruler of the Kingdom and Custodian of the two Holy Mosques, “the comprehensive strategic partnership of our two states will continue to blossom.”
Nigerian leader wished Prime Minister Mohammed a successful tenure in office, even as he prayed to Allah to increase the health and wisdom of King Salman.