President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has congratulated the President-elect of Gambia, Adama Barrrow, on his electoral victory.
In a telephone conversation with Barrow on Monday before he left for Dakar, Senegal, to attend the International Forum on Peace and Security, President Buhari expressed his happiness at the conduct of the contestants before, during and after the elections.
President Buhari urged President-elect Barrow to ensure that the transition process is also as smooth as the electoral process and carry everyone along in his task of taking the Gambia to a new level.
He also expressed his admiration at the existing rapport between the President-elect and other contestants especially the current President, who lost the election.
The Nigerian leader said democracy, rule of law and respect for each other are fast taking roots in Africa and that Gambia has also become a role model for Africa and the world at large.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK