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President John Dramani Mahama has sent a message of congratulations to the President-elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari.

The President congratulated him on his great victory and his contribution towards the peaceful conduct of the historic elections, which marks an important milestone, not only in the democratic development of Nigeria but also the continent as a whole.

The President who is the Chair of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government also congratulated all the political stakeholders, electoral officials and the people of Nigeria for their belief and commitment to the strengthening of democracy and good governance.

President Mahama has commended President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan for his political maturity and statesmanship, describing his call to President-elect Buhari as “a mark of courage and a respect for the will of the Nigerian people.”

President Mahama hailed the Nigerian elections as a triumph for the new Africa that is emerging.

Source: Flagstaff House