US showers praise on President Jonathan over peaceful conduct of March 28 election

Report gathered that the United States’ government has commended Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan for the role he played in the peaceful conduct of the March 28 presidential election.
Jonathan, a presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party lost to the All Progressives Congress’ flag bearer, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari in the poll.
The incumbent President immediately conceded defeat after the announcement of the election results by the Independent National Electoral Commission.
Few weeks earlier, President Barack Obama had praised the efforts of Jonathan and Buhari in ensuring peace during and after the election.
The White House in a statement issued on Tuesday through the US Embassy in Nigeria stated that the American Vice President, Joe Biden, made a phone call to Nigeria’s president.
The statement read in part, “Vice President Joe Biden spoke today with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to commend him for his leadership in ensuring Nigeria’s recent elections were peaceful and orderly.
“The Vice President noted that President Jonathan’s actions to accept the results and congratulate President-elect Buhari, as well as his steps to date to ensure a successful transition, have strengthened Nigeria’s democracy and set a strong example for Africa and the world.”
The US’ vice president also encouraged President Jonathan to remain engaged and play a leadership role in global issues after his presidency ends.


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  1. With God All mighty Allah all things are possible.
    Nigeria Decides 2015 General Election.
    We thank God for every things for the peaceful election. .
    United we stand, divided will fall. One Nigeria, One Nation. One love keep us together.

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