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Italy Promises To Help Buhari Cleanse Nigeria Of Boko Haram

Italian President,  Sergio Mattarella
Italian President, Sergio Mattarella

The Italian President, Sergio Mattarella, has sent a message of goodwill to the Nigeria’s
President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari with a promise to deploy the country’s historical success in fighting terrorism to help wipe off Boko Haram and other terrorists from the surface of Nigeria.
In a congratulatory message he sent through Ambassador to Nigerian, Fulvio Rustico, the Italian President emphasised that having successfully managed the country’s internal terror in the 1970s and 1980s, it would not find it difficult to similarly manage Nigeria’s domestic terrorism.
The Italian President congratulated General Buhari on his victory and commended Nigerians for the peaceful conduct of the elections.
This was even as General Buhari commended Italy and other members of the European Union (EU) for standing by Nigeria in the challenging period before and during the ongoing elections.
Buhari noted that the European Union (EU) nations and the United States of America played key roles in the stabilization of Nigeria in this critically important and challenging period.
The President-elect promised to pay attention to areas that will enhance the existing bilateral relations between the two countries.
Meanwhile, the Nigerian community in Oman has welcomed General Buhari’s victory in the presidential election, describing the outcome of the election as one that has brought happiness to everyone in their community.
In a congratulatory letter to the President-elect by, Dr. Ben Nnamdi Emenyeonu, Chairman of the Community, the Nigerians in Oman said, “the overwhelming mandate you received through the ballots speaks volumes about the magnitude of the trust Nigerians reposed in you, and we believe your leadership will mark the beginning of an era in which safety, sanity and probity will make a return to governance and the general way of life in our dear nation.”

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