Buhari Welcomes New German Chancellor, Congratulates Angela Merkel on Successful Tenure
POLITICS DIGEST- President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz on assumption of office on Wednesday, after a successful election, “bringing with him years of experience of leadership.”
President Buhari in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, congratulated former German Chancellor Angela Merkel for sixteen years of providing strong and visionary leadership in her country, “appreciating her warm disposition to Africa, and Africans, and paving the way for many development projects on the continent.”
“The President believes Merkel’s penchant for deepening democratic values and good governance, exemplified in the growing relations between Nigeria and Germany remains one of her legacies to Africa, and her historic position on immigration will always be remembered,” the statement read in part
President Buhari said he looked forward to working with the new Chancellor to deepen the existing ties between Nigeria and Germany.