President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Boris Johnson, the new British Prime Minister, even as he said that Nigeria looks forward to continuation of the good relationships that bind us together for many years.
“We value this relationship so deeply that, regardless of who is in charge, this relationship should survive the political changes in the UK.’’
The Nigerian leader, who also praised the immediate past Prime Minister, Mrs. Theresa May for providing visionary leadership for the country, in a statement today, July 24 by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said that Nigeria respects the choice of British people “and we are ready to work with the new Prime Minister to improve our close relations.
“Britain has been one of Nigeria’s most reliable allies, especially in supporting the efforts of this administration to improve security and stamp out corruption and graft.”
Buhari commended the British democratic model, describing it as one of the most successful systems in the world, which has survived time.