US President Joe Biden writes Tinubu, says US will support Nigerian economy, work with new Govt. on security

By Samuel Ogunsona

The United States President, Mr Joe Biden has sent a goodwill message to Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu

He said the United States is ready to work with Nigeria

Biden said “On behalf of the people of the United States, I send warm wishes to the government and people of Nigeria as they inaugurate a new President.”

Biden in the statement made available to Irohinoodua said his administration has worked to strengthen ties between the United States and Nigeria, and that he looks forward to continuing this work with President Tinubu to support economic growth, advance security, and promote respect for human rights.

“The people-to-people connections between our two countries run particularly deep, nurtured by a vibrant Nigerian Diaspora in the United States. As we further deepen our partnership with Nigeria, I look forward to drawing even more on the ideas and energy of this dynamic connection between our countries” Biden said.

The US President said as Africa’s largest democracy and economy, Nigeria’s success is the world’s success.

“Elected leaders owe it to their people to show that democracy can deliver for their needs. And the United States will continue to work closely with Nigeria, as a friend and partner” Biden said

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