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President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council meeting; Congratulates U.S. President–Elect Donald Trump

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday, November 9, 2016, presided over a Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting in the State House, Abuja.
The President also congratulated the President-Elect of the United States, Mr. Donald Trump and American citizens on the outcome of their presidential election.
The statement, by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), reads:
On behalf of the Government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates President-elect Donald Trump on his victory in the United States presidential election.
President Buhari also congratulates American citizens on the outcome of the election, which was keenly observed by all true lovers of democracy and those who believe in the will of the people.
The President looks forward to working together with President-elect Trump to strengthen the already established friendly relations between both countries, including cooperation on many shared foreign policy priorities, such as the fight against terrorism, peace and security, economic growth, democracy and good governance.
As Mr Trump prepares to assume the position of the President of the United States, President Buhari extends his good wishes to him on the onerous task of leading the world’s strongest economy.

President Buhari at the FEC meeting Wednesday, November 9, 2016
President Buhari at the FEC meeting Wednesday, November 9, 2016
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