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Tinubu congratulates new British Prime Minister, Keir Starmer 

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President Bola Tinubu on Friday extended his warm congratulations to Sir Keir Starmer, the leader of the Labour Party, on the victory of his party in the United Kingdom general election.

In a statement by Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, the President said “As a former leader of the opposition in Nigeria, President Tinubu specially notes the determination and courage the incoming Prime Minister of the United Kingdom demonstrated throughout his years in the opposition and as the leader of the Labour Party.

President Tinubu stated that the party’s ability to reform, mobilize, and position itself for victory after 14 years affirms the leadership qualities of Sir Starmer.

The Nigerian leader also congratulated the citizens and the government of the United Kingdom, describing the Kingdom as an abiding model of democracy and Nigeria’s long-standing partner.

He said he looks forward to deepening relations between Nigeria and the United Kingdom in mutual areas of interest and in strengthening democratic institutions, as well as in building a safer and more prosperous future for the people of both countries.