Outgoing U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has congratulated President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee, Rex Tillerson, on his nomination.
Kerry, in a statement he issued on Tuesday, said the U.S. Department of State would provide full support for a smooth transition for the incoming administration’s pursuit of U.S. foreign policy.
“I congratulate Rex Tillerson on his nomination as Secretary of State.
“The State Department will continue to provide our full support for a smooth transition.
“This is so that the incoming Administration can pursue the important work of U.S. foreign policy around the world,” Kerry said.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Trump had on Tuesday, announced Tillerson as the secretary of state-designate.