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Buhari calls Ivorian president, describes his reelection as victory for unity and stability

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night called President Alassane Ouattara of Cote d’Ivoire to congratulate him again on his election victory.

In the telephone conversation, President Buhari described the election as a “major victory for democracy’’.

The President also praised Ivoirians for the peaceful conduct of the election, noting that it was a clear indication that the people of the West African country are prepared to live with one another in peace and harmony.

President Buhari told President Ouattara that his re-election for a second five-year term was an opportunity to continue leading Cote d’Ivoire along the path to greatness, in peace and tranquility.

He wished him a successful second term in office.



Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity)

November 3, 2015

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