US Vice President Joe Biden Pledges To Work with Nigerian President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari

Vice President of the United States, Joe Biden has assured Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari of its commitment to expand collaboration with Nigeria on issues of common concern, including economic and security matters.

Biden said this while speaking with Buhari to congratulate him on his victory in the recent Nigerian elections. 

The Vice President commended President-elect 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. 

Joe Biden also 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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