By Suleiman Adamu
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of the State of Israel on his victory in the parliamentary election.
This was contained in a statement circulated to journalists in Abuja on Sunday, April 14 by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity).
According to the statement: “President Buhari extends best wishes to the people of the State of State of Israel in the aftermath of the successful conclusion of the poll, and wishes them peace, progress and stability going forward.
“The Nigerian leader looks forward to continue to work 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.”