The President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi yesterday telephoned President Muhammadu Buhari to wish him well, according to an Aso Rock statement.
The Egyptian leader also congratulated the Nigerian President on the strides made in the campaign against Boko Haram and other security challenges.
President el-Sisi, who also expressed his preparedness to assist Nigeria overcome her security concerns, hoped that the two countries would continue to partner in other areas of mutual interest.
He statement issued by presidential spokesman, Demi Adesina, added that “also, on Thursday last week, President Adama Barrow of The Gambia in a goodwill phone call to President Buhari, thanked Nigeria for her leading role in his emergence as President of his country, and wished the Nigerian leader well.
“Similarly, on the same day last week, President Nana Akuffo-Addo of Ghana, called President Buhari to wish him good health and greater bilateral cooperation between the West African countries.”