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President Muhammadu Buhari has joined Americans throughout the world in commemorating the United States’ Independence Day.
Buhari thanked President Joe Biden Jr. on the occasion of the United States’ 245th anniversary of independence.
“President Buhari notes with delight how the Biden administration is working earnestly to overcome some of the country’s greatest challenges, including racism and especially the Coronavirus epidemic that has inflicted on the United States, a quarter of the global fatalities,” said Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity.
“The President is keenly watching with great interest as the Biden administration makes progress in their efforts to improve U.S.-Africa ties and interactions for the betterment of the continent.”
Buhari expressed confidence that given the shared values of democracy, rule of law, and inclusive prosperity, the strategic partnership and engagements between Nigeria and the United States would continue to flourish for the mutual benefits of both countries and their peoples.