By: Rakiya Garba Karaye, Maiduguri
President Muhammadu Buhari warmly welcomes inauguration of President Joe Biden and Senator Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States of America.
He Expressed hope that their presidency will mark a strong point of cooperation and support for Nigeria as well as the African continent.
This was contained in a release signed by the presidential aid on media and publicity Malam Garba Shehu and compliled by our reporter Rakiya Garba Karaye.
The statement says that President Buhari congratulates the leaders, and entire country on the successful transitio, which marks an important historical inflection point for democracy as a system of government and for the global community as a whole.
The president says he is looking forward to the Biden presidency with great hope and optimism for strengthening of existing cordial relationships, working together to tackle global terrorism, climate change, poverty and improvement of economic ties and expansion of trade.
The president express hope that this will be an era of great positivity between our two nations that will address issues of mutual interest.
The statement further explains that President Buhari and all Nigerians rejoice with President Joe Biden, sharing the proud feeling that the first woman elected Vice President of the United States who is African and Asian.