President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of the State of Israel on his victory in the country’s parliamentary election.
His message was contained in a statement signed by Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman.
Buhari extended best wishes to the people of the State of Israel in the aftermath of successful conclusion of the poll, “and wishes them peace, progress and stability going forward”.
The statement added that the Nigerian leader looks forward to continue working with the Israeli Prime Minister to strengthen existing cordial and mutually-beneficial relations between the two countries.
“President Buhari wishes Prime Minister Netanyahu a successful new term in office and prays that his record fifth term will bring enduring peace and security to the Middle East,” it added.