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Tinubu congratulates Sir Keir Starmer, UK Labour leader, on election victory

Sir Keir Starmer, Leader of UK's Labour Party Wins Election to Become New Prime Minister

*Nigerian President Bola Ahmed Tinubu extends warm congratulations to Sir Keir Starmer, Leader of the Labour Party, on the victory of his party in the United Kingdom General Election, looking forward to deepening relations between Nigeria and the UK in mutual areas of interest, and in strengthening democratic institutions

Alexander Davis | ConsumerConnect

President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has extended his warm congratulations to Sir Keir Starmer, Leader of the Labour Party, on the victory of his party in the United Kingdom (UK) General Election.

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.

Chief Ajuri Ngelale, Presidential media and publicity aide, in a statement Friday, July 5, 2024, noted President Tinubu asserted that the British party’s ability to reform, mobilise, and position itself for victory after 14 years clearly affirmed the leadership qualities of Sir Starmer.

The statement noted: “President Tinubu also congratulates the citizens and the government of the United Kingdom, describing the Kingdom as an abiding model of democracy and Nigeria’s long-standing partner.

“The President 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.”

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