NIGERIA's PRESIDENT, US EMBASSY OTHERS CONGRATULATES NANA ADDO AS PRESIDENT ELECT
President of Nigeria, His Excellency Mahammudu Buhari, the US Embassy and other West African Leaders have sent words of congratulations to President Akufo-Addo on his re- election and second term in office.
In tweet by the the President of Nigeria, he wrote that,
"I congratulate President Akufo-Addo on his re-election for a second term in office. I also commend the people of Ghana on the successful conclusion of the presidential and parliamentary elections - further proof that constitutional democracy has come to stay in West Africa".
He continued that, On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, he wishes President Akufo-Addo a successful new tenure, peace and stability in his country, as well as improved relations between our two countries.
He then disclosed that, Nigeria and Ghana share close historical and cultural ties, and in that respect, he looks forward to working with President Akufo-Addo to realise shared goals of peace, security and prosperity for our citizens and for the entire ECOWAS community.
However, the US Embassy Ghana also a tweet also congratulated Ghana on its successful elections on Dec. 7 and President Akufo-Addo on his re-election. The Embassy stressed on looking forward to continuing their strong partnership with Ghana, a shining example of democracy, in which any electoral disputes would be resolved through legal channels.
On the side of other African leaders who have congratulated Nana Addo as President Elect, President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta tweeted “On behalf of the Government and the people of Kenya and on my own behalf wish to extend my warmest congratulations on Your Excellency’s re-election as President of Ghana".
President of Burkina Faso, His Execellency Roch Kabore also in a tweet tweeted, "Heartiest congratulations to my dear brother @NAkufoAddo on your re-election as Président of Ghana. I'm looking forward to working with you closely to enhance frlendship and coopération between our two countries".