President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the hope that the emergence and swearing in of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will mark a strong tie of cooperation and support for Nigeria, as well as the African continent.

President Buhari said this in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu,in which he he congratulated the American president and vice on their swearing in.

According to the statement: “We look 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.

“We hope that this will be an era of great positivity between our two nations, as we jointly address issues of mutual interest.”

It said President Buhari and all Nigerians rejoiced with President Joe Biden, “sharing the proud feeling that the first woman elected Vice President of the United States has an African and Asian ancestry.”

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