7th September, 2022
Dr Peter Obi, the presidential candidate of the Labour Party (LP), has congratulated Liz Truss, the newly elected Prime Minister of Britain.
His felicitations were contained in a statement he personally signed and released on Wednesday.
Obi wrote; “I heartily congratulate Rt. Hon. @trussliz on her emergence as the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom via a keenly contested electoral process. Her emergence is a testament to the strength and resiliency of a true democracy.
“The United Kingdom has remained a great ally to Nigeria over the years, and the mutual benefits that can accrue to both countries through more formidable partnerships in the future look promising.”
“I am confident that she will draw on her invaluable experience from her former position as the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Affairs to sustain UK’s democratic ideals and above all, advocate for a better world, where people’s talents will match their opportunities in life.”