President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has congratulated South Korea’s President-Elect, Ms. Park Geun-hye on her victory in the country’s presidential elections.A statement by presidential spokesman ,Reuben Abati said Jonathan joins the rest of the world in applauding her historic emergence as her country’s first female Head of State and Government.
“The President trusts that with her leadership abilities and long experience of politics at the highest levels of governance in her country, Ms. Park will fully justify the confidence reposed in her by millions of South Koreans who voted for her election on Wednesday this week”Abati said.
He added that “President Jonathan looks forward to working with Ms. Park and her government when she assumes office next year to further strengthen the cordial bilateral relations which already exist between Nigeria and South Korea”.
While wishing Ms. Park a very successful tenure, Jonathan assured the South Korean President-Elect that the Federal Government will work in close collaboration with her administration to expand trade and economic relations between Nigeria and South Korea for the mutual benefit of both countries.
Nigeria’s president also prayed that God Almighty will grant her continued good health and divine guidance as she prepares to assume the powers and responsibilities of the South Korean Head of State and Government in February next year.