Buhari congratulates Turkish President, Erdogan, on his re-election


President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday congratulated his Turkish counterpart, Mr. Ratep Erdogan on his re-election.

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement said the President told Erdogan on the telephone that he looked forward to the strengthening of relations between the two countries.

Shehu quoted the President as expressing the hope that the results of the recently held elections will strengthen democracy and lead Turkey towards more economic prosperity.

The statement read, “President Buhari welcomed his invitation to the Monday 9th inauguration but regretted his inability to be personally present.
“He told the Turkish President that he would be sending the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Muhammed Musa Bello to represent him.

“Presidents Buhari and Erdogan enjoy a great relationship and have met a number of times since their coming into office.”

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