The President of the United States of America, Joe Biden has commended President Bola Tinubu of Nigeria for his “strong leadership. ”
Biden specifically mentioned Tinubu’s handling of the crisis triggered by the coup in Niger Republic.
The US leader also acknowledged the steps taken by the current administration “to reform Nigeria’s economy”.
Biden then thanked Tinubu for his “strong leadership” as the chair of Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, towards defending democracy and preserving the rule of law in Niger and the broader region.
“Nigeria’s invitation to the G20 Summit is a recognition of Nigeria’s important global role as Africa’s largest democracy and economy amid military takeover,” Biden added.