President Jonathan Congratulates Mali’s President-Elect
Jonathan congratulates Mali’s President-elect, Mr. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on
his victory in last Sunday’s run-off Presidential election in the country.
also congratulates and commends the people of Mali for successfully conducting
the elections and taking a major step towards the full restoration of
democratic governance to their country.
and Nigeria look forward to the conclusion of the process with Mr. Keita’s
inauguration as President in keeping with the wish of the Malian people as
expressed at the polls on Sunday.
believes that having served capably as his country’s Prime Minister for many
years, Mr. Keita will assume the Malian Presidency with the requisite experience,
knowledge and wisdom needed to guide the country towards a speedy return to
peace, normalcy, political stability and further development.
assures Mr. Keita of the support, assistance and cooperation of Nigeria, ECOWAS
and the African Union as he prepares to assume the burden of leading Mali away
from political strife and instability, to national peace and progress.
He wishes the Malian
President-elect a very successful tenure in office.