By Salawudeen Olawale
Three African leaders have called President Muhammadu Buhari to wish him good health and promise their countries’ continued support to Nigeria.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement made available to journalists on Tuesday.
According to Adesina, President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi called on Tuesday to wish Buhari well.
He disclosed that the Egyptian leader also congratulated the Nigerian President on the strides his country had made in the campaign against Boko Haram and other security challenges.
President el-Sisi, who also expressed the preparedness of his country to assist in Nigeria’s quest to overcome her security concerns, if needed, hoped that the two countries will continue to partner in other areas of mutual interest.
The statement read, “Also, on Thursday last week, President Adama Barrow of The Gambia in a goodwill phone call to President Buhari, thanked Nigeria for her leading role in his emergence as President of his country, and wished the Nigerian leader well.
“Similarly, on the same day last week, President Nana Akuffo-Addo of Ghana, called President Buhari to wish him good health and greater bilateral cooperation between the West African countries.”