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Remarks on Mr. Muhammadu Buhari's Re-election as President of Nigeria by Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Lu Kang at the Regular Press Conference on February 27, 2019

Q: It has been reported that on the 27th, Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission announced that Muhammadu Buhari, incumbent president and presidential candidate of the All Progressive Congress party, won the general election with 55.6% of the vote. Does China have any comment?
A: We noted that Nigeria's Independent National Electoral Commission has released the official result for the general election and extend our congratulations on Mr. Muhammadu Buhari's re-election as president of Nigeria.
Nigeria is China's important strategic cooperation partner in Africa. China always attaches great importance to growing its strategic partnership with Nigeria and stands ready to work with the new administration to step up exchange and cooperation in various areas to bring more benefits to our peoples.

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