President Buhari congratulates new UK prime minister
In a goodwill message, the President said, Nigeria respects the choice of British people and Nigeria is ready to work with the new Prime Minister to improve the close relations.
The president said Britain has been one of Nigeria's most reliable allies, especially in supporting the efforts of his administration to improve security and stamp out corruption and graft.
He said that as Mr. Johnson steps into Mrs. May's shoes, Nigeria looks forward to continuation of the good relationships that bind the two countries together for many years.’
President Buhari adds that Nigeria values the relationship so deeply that, regardless of who is in charge, the relationship should survive the political changes in the UK.
The President praised the British democratic model, describing it as one of the most successful systems in the world, which has survived time.