8th December, 2021
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday congratulated the new German Chancellor, Olaf Scholz as he assumed office.
In a press statement issued by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Buhari noted that Olaf will bring his years of experience in leadership.
Buhari also greeted former German Chancellor Angela Merkel for providing strong and visionary leadership in her country for the past 16 years.
He appreciated her warm disposition to Africa, and Africans, and paving the way for many development projects on the continent.
According to him, Merkel’s penchant for deepening democratic values, particularly between Nigeria and Germany remains one of her legacies to Africa. Her historic position on immigration will always be remembered, Buhari said.
Meanwhile, the Nigerian President added that he was looking forward to working with the new German Chancellor.