Prime Minister on the outcome of elections in the Federal Republic of Nigeria
Port of Spain: APRIL 1, 2015
The Honourable Kamla Persad-Bissessar S.C, Prime Minister of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, has commended the outcome of elections held in the Federal Republic of Nigeria on March 28th, 2015 in which General Muhammadu Buhari emerged as the clear victor. General Buhari takes up the Presidency of the Federal Republic of Nigeria at the end of May, 2015.
In commenting on the success of General Muhammadu Buhari at the polls, the Prime Minister expressed her confidence in the continuing collaboration between both countries at the bilateral level where Trinidad and Tobago and Nigeria have had a history of deep and friendly relations, characterized by close cooperation and interaction at the cultural, economic and political levels, since the attainment of Independence in 1962. Such cooperation also characterises both countries’ engagement in the context of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, the Commonwealth of Nations and other international fora where Trinidad and Tobago and Nigeria share common membership.