President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of South Korea has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election.
A statement issued by President Buhari’s spokesperson, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Tuesday, March 19, disclosed that President Jae-in, in a letter, felicitated with the Nigerian leader on behalf of the government and people of the Republic of Korea.
“I hope that under your leadership, Nigeria will continue to achieve political stability and economic prosperity," he said.
President Jae-in also noted that: “Since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1980, our two countries are maintaining friendship and cooperation in various areas.
“I would like to closely cooperate with you to develop the relationship to a more mutually beneficial and future-oriented one."
He wished President Buhari good health as well as the everlasting prosperity of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that former president Olusegun Obasanjo explained why he would not comment on the outcome of the February 23 presidential election adding that speaking about the election would be ”subjudice.”
Obasanjo said this on Tuesday, March 19, at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Centre Abuja, at the launch of a book written by Abdullahi Shehu, titled ”Election in Nigeria: The Long Road To Democracy.”
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Other dignitaries at the event included a former head of state, Yakubu Gowon; human right activist, Femi Falana; a former deputy president of the Senate, Ibrahim Mantu; Chido Onumah, author of ‘We Are All Biafrans”, among many others.
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