President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Akufo-Addo of Ghana on his re-election.
Akufo-Addo defeated former President John Mahama by polling 6,730,413 votes.
Buhari, during a statement on Thursday, commended the people of Ghana on the successful conclusion of the presidential and parliamentary elections.
The President noted that the successful election may be proof that constitutional democracy has come to remain in West Africa.
Part of the statement read: “ Nigeria and Ghana share close historical and cultural ties, and that I anticipate to working with President Akufo-Addo to understand our shared goals of peace, security, and prosperity for our citizens and the whole ECOWAS community.
“ On behalf of the govt and other people of Nigeria, I wish President Akufo-Addo a successful new tenure, and peace and stability in his country, also as improved relations between our two countries.”