The Prime Minister of UK, Theresa May has congratulated the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election.
The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Mahmood Yakubu on Wednesday declared Buhari as the winner of the election after defeating Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party.
The President-elect has been congratulated by Nigerians and some African leaders for his victory in the presidential election.
Theresa May in his reaction expressed optimism in future UK-Nigeria relationship following Buhari’s victory.
“Congratulations Buhari. I witnessed first-hand the importance of the UK-Nigeria relationship during my trip last year
“I look forward to continuing our close partnership and strengthening our shared prosperity and security.”