President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari has been receiving congratulatory messages from world leaders among who are the leaders of The United Kingdom, France, Rwanda, Somalia and Niger Republic.
In their separate messages, Prime Minister Tony Blair, President Francois Hollande, Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud, Rwandan leader Paul Kagame and Prime Minister of Niger, Mahamadou Issoufou congratulated General Muhammadu Buhari on his victory and Nigerians for conducting a credible election that would ensure a peaceful transfer of power from one elected administration to another.
Among the leader who visited the President-elect in Abuja today to congratulate his were former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, former Vice President and chieftain of APC, Atiku Abubakar and his wife Hajiya Titi Abubakar and the US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, Linda Thomas-Greenfield and accompanied by US Ambassador to Nigeria, Ambassador James Entwistle, among others.
They all pledged their support and commitment to ensuring the success of the Buhari administration and for better relations between their countries and Nigeria.
In his response to the various leaders, General Buhari thanked the international community for working with Nigerians in providing the atmosphere that helped to bring about change through elections in the country.
He promised to work with the international community to restore Nigeria’s full commitment and obligations to the international system.