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Nigerian Presidential elections: PM statement

The Prime Minister has issued a statement congratulating General Buhari on winning the Nigerian Presidential election.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Prime Minister David Cameron said:

I send my warmest congratulations to General Buhari on being elected as Nigeria’s next President. This election has been a credit to the Nigerian people and a truly historic moment for Nigerian democracy. The UK remains a steadfast partner for Nigeria as it realises its potential as Africa’s economic powerhouse and works to tackle terrorism in the region.

Published 1 April 2015