19th March, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Tanzania’s new President, Samia Suluhu Hassan, who was sworn-in today.
She succeeded John Pombe Magufuli, who died of heart ailment on Wednesday.
In a message to Tanzania’s first ever female president and Africa’s third, Buhari urged her to unite the nation and lead the country in a good direction.
Buhari expressed his desire to work with her to advance issues of common African and global interests.