We Are Ready To Work With Buhari – US VP

We Are Ready To Work With Buhari – US VP

The United States Vice President Joe Biden has assured the President-elect, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari that the US government is willing to work with him.

Speaking in a phone chat on Wednesday with General Buhari, Joe Biden commended the president-elect on his victory and promised that the US government will be ready to work with him after his inauguration, Punch reports.

The US vice president spoke with the All Progressives Congress’ flag bearer and winner of the March 28 presidential poll to congratulate him on his victory in the recent election “and affirm that the United States stands ready to expand collaboration with Nigeria on issues of common concern, including economic and security matters.”

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Biden also commended Buhari for his leadership in helping to ensure the elections were conducted peacefully and urged him to continue to foster a smooth, inclusive, and peaceful transition with President Jonathan.

The statement added, “The Vice President expressed the United States’ support for Nigeria’s efforts to counter Boko Haram, recover hostages held by the group, and protect civilian populations. The Vice President also expressed the willingness of the United States to partner more closely with Nigeria to strengthen its economy.”

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Earlier in the week, the president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari had said that Nigeria would work closely with the US government especially in the area of security.

Source: Legit.ng

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