- President Joe Biden of the United States of America has described Nigeria’s democracy as a model for other African nations.
- The US president praised Muhammadu Buhari for not seeking a third term after his current administration.
- Biden made the disclosure while in Washington, USA, while meeting with leaders from six African nations.
The United States of America has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts to promote democracy in Nigeria and the African continent.
Speaking during his meeting with Buhari, President of the United States, Joe Biden said that Nigeria is an ideal model for democracy around the world.
A statement signed by presidential spokesman Garba Shehu on Thursday, December 15, said Biden raised praise in Washington, US, as he met leaders from six African countries, including Buhari, ahead of the 2023 election. .
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The American leader confirmed that he has followed the event leading up to the 2015 Nigerian election when he served as vice president to former President Barrack Obama.
“Nigeria is quite a model of democracy, especially in the fact that President Buhari is not seeking a third term.”
Biden therefore encouraged President Buhari and the Nigerian election referee to continue to be totally impartial.
President Buhari expressed his thanks to the US President for his positive remarks and congratulated him on reaching the pinnacle of his political career, which is the country’s presidency.
The Nigerian President also thanked Biden for hosting the Summit with African leaders and wished him well in all his endeavours.
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The Nigerian leader met with Biden and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the sidelines of the US-Africa Leaders Summit.
President Buhari and other African leaders are in the US for the summit aimed at restarting US relations on the continent.
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Earlier, legit.ng reported that President Muhammadu Buhari revealed the reasons why Nigeria is facing many challenges. According to the president, the country’s size and population are contributing factors.
However, President Buhari insisted that his administration is making efforts in many areas, noting that it has done its best.
He added that young people are Nigeria’s promise for a better future and solving their problems is the priority of his government.