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Ghana: Buhari congratulates Akufo-Addo – Daily Post Nigeria

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President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Akufo-Addo of Ghana on his re-election.

Akufo-Addo defeated former President John Mahama by polling 6,730,413 votes.

Buhari, in a statement on Thursday, commended the people of Ghana on the successful conclusion of the presidential and parliamentary elections.

The President noted that the successful election is a proof that constitutional democracy has come to stay in West Africa.

Part of the statement read: “ Nigeria and Ghana share close historical and cultural ties, and I look forward to working with President Akufo-Addo to realise our shared goals of peace, security and prosperity for our citizens and for the entire ECOWAS community.

“ On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, I wish President Akufo-Addo a successful new tenure, and peace and stability in his country, as well as improved relations between our two countries.”

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