By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
ABUJA – PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall on his re-election for a second term.
President Buhari in a statement by Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Chief Femi Adesina in Abuja, Thursday commended the people of Senegal on the successful and peaceful conduct of the presidential election.
He said that the scenario of successful elections in West African countries was a sign of hope that democracy has come to stay in the sub-region.
While wishing the Senegalese people peace, stability and progress, President Buhari said he looked forward to working with President Sall to advance existing bilateral cooperation in various fields for the benefits of their citizens.
At the sub-regional level, the Nigerian leader expressed readiness to partner with his Senegalese counterpart to achieve greater progress in the economic, governance, peace, security and humanitarian fields.