President Muhammadu Buhari

Czech president, UAE leaders congratulate Buhari on re-election

NEWS DIGEST–President Milos Zeman of Czech Republic has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, disclosed in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.

In a congratulatory message, Zeman wished Buhari success in his second term in office “for the well-being and prosperity of the Nigerian people.”

‘‘I highly value the diversity of cooperation and longstanding friendly relations between the Czech Republic and the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

“I am looking forward to working with Your Excellency in the years ahead to further develop mutual cooperation to the benefit of the people of both our countries,’’ the Czech president was quoted to have said.

Adesina also revealed that President Buhari received congratulatory and goodwill messages from Shaikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the President of the United Arab Emirates; Shaikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE; and Shaikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces.