President Obama joins with Nigeria on Independence Day Celebration

Barack-Obama“United States President, Barack Obama has sent his greetings and that of the American people to Nigerians for the 54th Anniversary of the country as an independent nation.

In a letter addressed to President Goodluck Jonathan, Obama acknowledged Nigeria’s leadership role in Africa and at the UN towards promoting regional peace and stability.

The letter made available by the US Embassy in Abuja reads in part “At the heart of our enduring friendship is our shared commitment to democratic values, the rule of law, and economic development.”

“We look forward to strengthening our relationship and working closely in the coming year, especially in promoting good governance and combating terrorism. As Nigerians observe this special day, we wish you a more peaceful and prosperous year.

 

 

– This Day Live

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