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President Buhari Congratulates German Chancellor Merkel On Election Victory

September 25, 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari joins world leaders and well-wishers in congratulating German Chancellor Angela Merkel on her victory at the polls.

In a statement signed by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adeshina, President Buhari felicitates with the German Chancellor’s party for producing leadership for the country for over 12 years and winning another opportunity to sustain the legacy of good work.

"I congratulate Chancellor Merkel on her electoral victory and wish her a successful tenure ahead. She has won a well-deserved opportunity to continue the strong leadership she has shown in domestic and international matters," President Buhari said in a statement.

The president recalls his interactions with Chancellor Merkel over the years, especially at the G8 meeting in 2015 and during his visit to Germany in 2016, coming away with a strong impression of her commitment to building stronger ties across the world. Meanwhile, Buhari wishes the German Chancellor a successful tenure.