United States President, Joe Biden has restated the longstanding relationship between the country and Nigeria.
This was contained in a statement released by the White House following Biden’s encounter with President Bola Ahmed Tinubu at the G20 summit in New Delhi, India, on Sunday.
“President Joe Biden has reinforced our enduring commitment to the U.S.-Nigeria relationship and the longstanding friendship between our two countries and peoples,” the statement read.
Biden also applauded Nigeria’s president, Bola Tinubu for the steps taken to reform the country’s economy.
He also noted Tinubu’s leadership of the Economic Community of West African States as well as his strive to defend and preserve democracy and the rule of law in Niger and the broader region.
“President Biden welcomed the Tinubu Administration’s steps to reform Nigeria’s economy.
“He also thanked President Tinubu for his strong leadership as the chair of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to defend and preserve democracy and the rule of law in Niger and the broader region,” Biden said.