US Government has called Bola Tinubu ahead of May 29 Inauguration.
NewsOnline reports that the US Government through the Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken has assured Nigerian President-elect Bola Tinubu of the US commitment to further strengthening the US-Nigeria relationship with the incoming administration.
This online newspaper understands that Blinken, in a statement by U.S. State Department Spokesperson, Matthew Miller, said he called the President-elect on Tuesday to discuss issues of interest.
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The Secretary noted that the U.S.-Nigeria partnership was built on shared interests and strong people-to-people ties and that those links should continue to strengthen under President-elect Tinubu’s tenure.
He also discussed the importance of inclusive leadership that represents all Nigerians, continued comprehensive security cooperation, and reforms to support economic growth with the president-elect.
President-elect Bola Tinubu will be sworn-in on May 29, 2023.