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Nigeria Looks Forward To Working With Biden, Harris To Tackle Terrorism, Others – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has welcomed the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as President and Vice President of the United States of America respectively.

The duo were sworn in to office on Wednesday to replace President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.

Welcoming the new American president and vice president, Buhari expressed hope that their presidency will mark a strong point of cooperation and support for Nigeria as well as the African continent.

In a statement issued by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, the Nigerian leader congratulated the Biden, Harris, and the entire country on the successful transition, which marks an important historical inflection point for democracy as a system of government and for the global community as a whole.

“We look forward to the Biden presidency with great hope and optimism for strengthening of existing cordial relationships, working together to tackle global terrorism, climate change, poverty and improvement of economic ties and expansion of trade,” Buhari said.

“We hope that this will be an era of great positivity between our two nations, as we jointly address issues of mutual interest.”

“President Buhari and all Nigerians rejoice with President Joe Biden, sharing the proud feeling that the first woman elected Vice President of the United States has an African and Asian ancestry,” Shehu added.

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