President Muhammadu Buhari has sent his condolences to families who have lost loved ones, homes and means of livelihood in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi as Tropical Cyclone Idai takes a toll on Southern Africa.
The President, in a statement by Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity) said he “deeply shares in the pain and struggle of the governments and people in the region who have been working hard to ensure safety of citizens and minimize the devastating effect of the cyclone.”
President Buhari assured the governments and people of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi of the prayers and support of Nigeria as they pass through the trying period, while commending all the humanitarian organisations for their interventions.
Meanwhile, President Moon Jae-in of the Republic of Korea has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election.
Writing to the Nigerian leader on behalf of the Government and people of the Republic of Korea, President Jae-in said, “I hope that under your leadership, Nigeria will continue to achieve political stability and economic prosperity.”
He also noted: “Since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1980, our two countries are maintaining friendship and cooperation in various areas. I would like to closely cooperate with you to develop the relationship to a more mutually beneficial and future-oriented one.”
President Jae-in wished President Buhari “good health as well as the everlasting prosperity of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.”
The Nigerian President, who also received briefing frm security chiefs equally welcomed to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, two leaders of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, Chief Bisi Akande and Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu,
President Muhammadu Buhari today received APC Chieftain, Chief Bisi Akande and National Leader, Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja…March 19, 2019