Tinubu congratulates UK Labour leader, Starmer on election victory

Tinubu congratulates UK Labour leader, Starmer on election victory

President Bola Tinubu has congratulated the leader of the
Labour Party, Keir Starmer, on the victory of his party in the United Kingdom
general election.


In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and
Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, on Friday, the President said as a former
leader of the opposition in Nigeria, he specially notes the determination and
courage the incoming Prime Minister of the UK demonstrated throughout his years
in the opposition and as the leader of the Labour Party.


The President stated that the party’s ability to reform,
mobilise, and position itself for victory after 14 years clearly affirms the
leadership qualities of Starmer.


 “President Tinubu
also congratulates the citizens and the government of the United Kingdom,
describing the Kingdom as an abiding model of democracy and Nigeria’s
long-standing partner.


“The President looks forward to deepening relations between
Nigeria and the United Kingdom in mutual areas of interest and in strengthening
democratic institutions, as well as in building a safer and more prosperous
future for the people of both countries,” the statement added..

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