In what can be described as a complete endorsement, President Joe Biden of the United states has congratulated Bola Tinubu on his swearing-in as president of Nigeria.
Politics Nigeria reports that Biden made this known in a statement released by the White House.
The US president congratulated Tinubu on his assumption of office.
Going further, he described Nigeria’s success as a global success.
He added that he looked forward to strengthening ties between the US and Nigeria.
The statement read:
“On behalf of the people of the United States, I send warm wishes to the government and people of Nigeria as they inaugurate a new President,” the statement reads.
“My administration has worked to strengthen ties between the United States and Nigeria, and I look forward to continuing this work with President Tinubu to support economic growth, advance security, and promote respect for human rights.
“The people-to-people connections between our two countries run particularly deep, nurtured by a vibrant Nigerian Diaspora in the United States. As we further deepen our partnership with Nigeria, I look forward to drawing even more on the ideas and energy of this dynamic connection between our countries.
“As Africa’s largest democracy and economy, Nigeria’s success is the world’s success. Elected leaders owe it to their people to show that democracy can deliver for their needs. And the United States will continue to work closely with Nigeria, as a friend and partner, to deliver a more peaceful and prosperous future for our world.”