27, (Xinhua/GNA) - China on
Wednesday congratulated Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as president of
China's important strategic partner of cooperation in Africa, Foreign Ministry
spokesperson Lu Kang said at a daily press briefing.
attaches high importance to bilateral ties and stands ready to work with the
new Nigerian government to strengthen exchanges and cooperation in various
fields and bring more benefits to the two peoples,” Lu said.
National Electoral Commission (INEC) of Nigeria announced early Wednesday that
incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari, also the candidate of the governing All
Progressives Congress (APC) party, topped the poll with 55.6 percent of the
total valid votes in the presidential election.