A cross-section of Ghanaians have expressed their reservations after President Nana Akufo-Addo congratulated Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as president of Nigeria.
Taking to Facebook, a social media platform, President Akufo-Addo stated that Buhari’s re-election as Nigeria’s president is a renewal of the confidence of the Nigerian people in his governance.
His leadership of the country, President Akufo-Addo went on, is hinged on job creation, diversification of the economy, particularly the strong revival of Nigeria’s agriculture, and the fight against corruption.
Ghana’s president also congratulated the ruling party in Nigeria, the All Progressives Congress (APC), for maintaining control, in an emphatic manner, over the Senate and the House of Representatives.
He further expressed hope that President Buhari will continue on the path of delivering unity, security, progress and prosperity to the people of Nigeria.
He expressed hope that in Buhari’s second term, the strong relations between Ghana and Nigeria will be deepened on a shared agenda of stability, security, development and prosperity.
President Akufo-Addo also congratulated the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for his decision to challenge the results of the election through the right process. He added that it is a testament of his credentials as a well-established statesman.
Some social media users were however not too excited about Akufo-Addo’s decision to congratulate his Nigerian counterpart:
CN wondered the kind of success President Akufo-Addo was referring to
Anderson was at a loss as to why she hates President Akufo-Addo with passion.
Aikins decided to switch attention to the plight of the 2016 batch of nurses.
And L Gh declared that President Akufo-Addo is very likely to be a one-term president.
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