President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his second term election victory.
President Buhari’s message was contained in the statement signed by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity.
The President also felicitated the Liberal Party of Canada and Canadians generally on the outcome of the Federal election in the country.
The statement further reads: “As a major trading partner, with Nigeria-Canada trade totaling $948.4 million in 2018, President Buhari looks forward to continued relationship with Prime Minister Trudeau across a wide range of shared values and interests.
“The President recalls that the visit of Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, to Nigeria in October 2018, provided an opportunity for Nigeria to appreciate the humanitarian assistance of Canada to civilian populations affected by the Boko Haram insurgency.
“With the common membership of Nigeria and Canada in the Global Counter Terrorism Forum and several other international organisations, the Nigerian leader trusts that both countries will continue to stand together on issues of peace and security that guarantee a better and more secure world for all.”