The Nigeria government led by President Muhammadu Buhari has announced its resolve to tackle the menace of terrorism alongside newly inaugurated United States of America (USA) President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
This was contained in a congratulatory message issued by President Buhari to the US new leaders. Buhari, while welcoming the newly inaugurated duo of President Biden and Senator Kamala, expressed hope that their presidency will mark a strong point of cooperation and support for Nigeria as well as the African continent.
According to the message issued on Wednesday and signed by Mallam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, President Buhari congratulates the leaders, and entire country on the successful transition, which marks an important historical inflection point for democracy as a system of government and for the global community as a whole.
It read, “We look forward to the Biden presidency with great hope and optimism for strengthening of existing cordial relationships, working together to tackle global terrorism, climate change, poverty and improvement of economic ties and expansion of trade.
“We hope that this will be an era of great positivity between our two nations, as we jointly address issues of mutual interest,” the President added.
President Buhari said all Nigerians rejoice with President Joe Biden, sharing the proud feeling that the first woman elected Vice President of the United States has an African and Asian ancestry.
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