Presidents of Cuba, Nicaragua congratulate Tinubu on election victory
Cuba President, Miguel Diaz-Canel and Nicaragua President,
Daniel Ortega, have congratulated Bola Tinubu, president-elect, for winning the
general election in February.
In a statement on Saturday, Tunde Rahman, media aide to
Tinubu, said Diaz-Canel and Ortega’s congratulatory messages were conveyed in
Rahman quoted the Cuban president as describing Tinubu’s
victory as “a reaffirmation of the will to continue to strengthen the historic
relations of friendship between the two countries”.
On the part of Nicaragua, the message signed by Ortega and
Rosario’s Murillo, the country’s vice-president, gave its best wishes to
“Our best wishes for
peace and prosperity of Nigeria, while reiterating our unwavering commitment to
continue strengthening the fraternal bonds of solidarity and brotherhood that
unite our peoples and governments,” they said.
Also, the Developing Eight Organisations for Economic
Cooperation (D8), while congratulating Tinubu, said it looked forward to
working with his administration.
“Nigeria is a staunch member of the D8 Organisation. The
country graciously hosts the D8 Health and Social Protection (D-8 HSP) in Abuja
and is on track to host the D8 Centre for Small and Medium Enterprises,” Isiaka
Abdulqadir Imam, the D8 secretary-general, said.
“Nigeria is also
preparing to host the first D8 Private Sector-driven Energy Forum in Lagos in
“We look forward to working with your administration to
realise the aims and objectives of our organisation.”
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