Buhari congratulates Erdogan over electoral victory in Turkey

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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Racep Erdogan on his victory in the Presidential election upon defeating the opposition candidate Kemal Kilicdaroglu in the second round of voting.

Buhari, in a statement by his media aide, Malam Garba Shehu on Sunday night in Abuja, said Erdogan’s re-election would augur well for the wellbeing of the very important relations between Nigeria and Turkey.

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“I welcome the reelection of Erdogan, a steadfast champion of a fair and just global order and a true friend of Nigeria.

“On behalf of the government and the people of Nigeria, I say happy cheers my friend and a true friend of Nigeria. Under your leadership, the engagement between our two nations will grow from strength to strength.

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“I wish you yet another successful tenure of office.”

NAN reports that Erdogan won a historic runoff vote that is set to extend his 20-year rule until 2028.

Erdoğan had won 52.14 per cent of the votes, while his challenger Kılıçdaroğlu received 47.86 per cent.

Credit:NAN

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