The United States Secretary Of State, Anthony J Blinken, has spoken with President-elect Bola Ahmed Tinubu about the readiness of the Joe Biden administration to strengthen their partnership with the incoming administration of Nigeria. This was disclosed in a statement by Matthew Miller, the spokesperson of the US Department of States.
The statement reads, “Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke this morning with Nigerian President-elect Bola Tinubu, to emphasize his continued commitment to further strengthening the U.S.-Nigeria relationship with the incoming administration.
“The Secretary noted that the U.S.-Nigeria partnership is built on shared interests and strong people-to-people ties and that those links should continue to strengthen under President-elect Tinubu’s tenure.
“Secretary Blinken and President-elect Tinubu discussed the importance of inclusive leadership that represents all Nigerians, continued comprehensive security cooperation, and reforms to support economic growth.”