Buhari advocates stronger Nigeria-Turkish ties



President Muhammadu Buhari has originated a phone call across to his Turkish counterpart, Tecep Tayyep Erdoğan where the leaders had fruitful discussions.

Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, confirmed development in a statement in Abuja on Saturday.

Shehu quoted the president as expressing satisfaction existing bilateral ties between the countries.

The Nigerian leader called for greater Turkish participation in the and the humanitarian efforts in the .

The president used the occasion to extend ”a sincere message of goodwill and felicitation on the important occasion of Eid-el-Fitr to President Erdoğan and the people of .”

He also expressed ”gratitude to Allah for sparing our lives and granting us the ability to perform the important obligations of the month of Ramadan.”

According to the presidential aide, the leaders expressed their earnest desire for peace and stability to reign in the world, and for an to all ongoing conflicts as well as the COVID-19 pandemic. (NAN)

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