Buhari Congratulates Turkish President On Re-Election
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday evening spoke with his Turkish counterpart, Mr. Recep Erdogan, and congratulated him on his re-election.
The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja.
The statement said Buhari in a telephone conversation with Erdogan said he looked forward to strengthening of relations between Nigeria and Turkey.
President Buhari expressed the hope that the results of the recently held elections would strengthen democracy and lead Turkey towards more economic prosperity.
He also welcomed his invitation to the July 9 inauguration but regretted his inability to be personally present at the event.
He told the Turkish President that the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, would represent him at the inauguration.
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