Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson has sent a message of felicitation to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of Nigeria’s 60th Independence Anniversary.
Johnson, in a letter he wrote to the President, celebrated the ‘extraordinary spirit’ of Nigerians which according to him, make “enormous contributions” across the country.
The letter dated September 30, 2020, reads, “On behalf of the UK, I would like to express my warm wishes to both you and the people of Nigeria on the 60th Anniversary of Nigeria’s independence.
“The UK and Nigeria, as long-standing friends and Commonwealth members, enjoy a close, forward-looking relationship. This anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate the extraordinary spirit of the Nigerian people – which I not only experienced first hand during my visit in 2017, but I see on display every day in the UK as Nigerians make enormous contributions across our society.
“I look forward to many more years of friendship between the UK and Nigeria and for the chance for us to speak in person again soon.”