Tinubu commends UK Labour leader, Starmer on election victory

President Bola Tinubu has congratulated the leader of the Labour Party, Keir Starmer, on the victory of his party in the United Kingdom general election.

In a statement posted on his X(Twitter) page, he said; “I warmly congratulate Sir Keir Starmer, the leader of the Labour Party, on his party’s victory in the United Kingdom general election.

“As a former leader of the opposition in Nigeria, I especially note the determination and courage that the incoming Prime Minister of the United Kingdom demonstrated throughout his years in the opposition and as the leader of the Labour Party.

“The party’s ability to reform, mobilise, and position itself for victory after 14 years affirms the leadership qualities of Sir Starmer.

“I also congratulate the citizens and the government of the United Kingdom for being an abiding model of democracy and Nigeria’s long-standing partner.

“I look 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”.

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