• UK prime minister congratulates Tinubu on victory 

    Uk prime minister congratulates tinubu on victory - nigeria newspapers online
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    The United Kingdom Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, has congratulated Nigeria’s President-elect, Bola Tinubu, on his victory at the 2023 presidential election.

    Sunak made this known in a tweet on Wednesday night.

    He noted that he looks forward to working with Tinubu and establish a stronger bilateral relationship.

    The UK prime minister, in the tweet said,  “The UK-Nigeria relationship remains strong.

    “Congratulations to @officialABAT on his victory in Nigeria,” Mr Sunak said.

    “I look forward to working together to grow our security and trade ties, opening up opportunities for businesses and creating prosperity in both our countries,” he added.

    In the early hours of Wednesday, March 1, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu, declared Tinubu the winner of the keenly contested election which held last Saturday.

    The Peoples Democratic Party’s Atiku Abubakar and Labour Party’s Peter Obi came second and third respectively in a contest that saw both of them win in 12 states each, just like the President-elect, Tinubu.


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