President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that Nigeria will support the consolidation of democracy in West African countries.
The President stated this at State House in Abuja when he recieve President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso who was on one-day official visit to Nigeria.
President Buhari said that they will always support those who have elections ahead so that things can go smoothly.
Burkina Faso holds legislative elections in November this year.
President Kabore who chairs the Economic Trade and Liberalization Scheme of ECOWAS said that he was in Nigeria to discuss crucial sub-regional issues with President Buhari.
These include the convening of a joint commission meeting between Nigeria and Burkina Faso, reported trade difficulties among Nigeria, Ghana, Republic of Benin, and Niger Republic, and the way forward.
President Kabore commended President Buhari for what he called strong leadership and support displayed by the Nigerian leader in his capacity as Chairman of COVID-19 response in West Africa.