By Ismaila Chafe
United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Friday joined other world leaders in congratulating President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory in the Feb. 23 presidential election.
According to a statement by the President’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, in Abuja, the Nigerian president received separate telephone calls from May and Erdogan, congratulating him on his re-election and wishing the Nigerian people progress and prosperity.
President Buhari thanked the two leaders for their unflinching support to Nigeria and her people, pledging commitment to continue working with them to advance various areas of cooperation.
Leading world powers including U.S., China and Russia had earlier congratulated Buhari on his re-election as Nigerian President for another four-year tenure.