Buhari congratulates Brazil’s President – elect

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday joined other world leaders in congratulating Brazil’s newly elected President, Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on winning a hard-fought, divisive run-off election.

Buhari in a State House press statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said Buhari congratulated the new leader on staging an astonishing comeback after leaving office and serving a jail term.

Buhari said he hoped that Lula as President would further enhance the excellent relations between Nigeria and Brazil.

“I look forward to working together with the newly elected President of Brazil to continue the excellent bilateral cooperation and growing trade relations between our two countries,” the President added

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