31st March, 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Mahamadou Issoufou of Niger Republic on his recent re-election.
Buhari extended his best wishes to President Issoufou and the people of Niger Republic after the peaceful elections, saying that, it bodes well for the progress of the country.
He acknowledged an invitation to attend Issoufou’s swearing-in for a new term in office, but regretted that he will be unable to attend due to his ongoing participation at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington DC.
Wishing President Issoufou a successful new term in office, President Buhari expressed the hope that peace and progress will continue to prevail in Nigeria and Niger Republic.