Buhari congratulates President Marc Kabore of Burkina Faso on his re-election


President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso on his re-election for a five-year second time period in workplace.

In a response welcoming the victory in Abuja on Friday, President Buhari mentioned he’s happy with the peaceable election course of that noticed to Marc Kabore’s victory.

Kabore gained 58% of the vote to stay as President of Burkina Faso, in accordance with the Nationwide Unbiased Electoral Fee

Kabore who was first elected President of the West African nation in 2015, defeated 12 opponents within the first spherical, receiving 1.6 million out of three million votes forged.

The victory removes the necessity for a runoff poll within the election which was adjudged to be peaceable.

“I’m happy with the peaceable consequence of the election through which the voters of Burkina Faso renewed your mandate for one more 5 years in workplace.”

In keeping with the Nigerian chief, “successful a second time period is a vote of confidence, but it surely additionally brings larger challenges for leaders to work even tougher to make life higher for his or her residents.”

The President additionally suggested the re-elected Burkinabe chief to place partisanship apart and work for all Burkinabes, no matter who voted for or in opposition to him, saying that “at this level, you’re now not the chief of your social gathering however the chief of Burkina Faso.”

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