The President of the Republic of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has congratulated Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election for a second successive term, as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, in the elections of Saturday 23rd February, 2019.
President Akufo-Addo, who took to his Facebook account to congratulate Buhari, said that his re-election is a renewal of the confidence Nigerians have in his programme of governance, which had job creation, diversification of the economy, the revival Nigeria’s agriculture and the fight against corruption as its priority.
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President Akufo-Addo also congratulated the ruling party, All Progressives Congress (APC), for maintaining control, in an emphatic manner, over the Senate and the House of Representatives.
“It is my sincere hope that President Buhari will continue on the path of delivering unity, security, progress and prosperity to the Nigerian people. It is also my overriding hope that, during his second term, the already strong relations between Ghana and Nigeria will be deepened even further, on a shared agenda of stability, security, development and prosperity,” he added.
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President Akufo-Addo encouraged President Buhari to continue on the path of delivering unity, security, progress and prosperity to the Nigerian people.
“It is also my overriding hope that, during his second term, the already strong relations between Ghana and Nigeria will be deepened even further, on a shared agenda of stability, security, development and prosperity,” he said.
Meanwhile, he commended the PDP presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for a vigorous, well-fought campaign, and applauded his decision to ventilate his dissatisfaction with the results of the election through a constitutional process.
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“It is testimony to his credentials as a well-established statesman. Strengthening the frontiers of Nigerian democracy, and consolidating the peace and stability of Nigeria, Africa’s giant, are important for the progress of our region and continent,” he said.
“Warm congratulations, once again, to President Muhammadu Buhari, and to the people of Nigeria. Best wishes for his and the country’s success,” President Akufo-Addo stated.