Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo made the comments via a letter dated November 9 and sent to Trump.
Obasanjo also pledged to work with Trump to attain a “fairer world.”
The former Nigerian president made the comments via a letter dated November 9.
The letter reads:
“I felicitate with you, your family and everybody in your campaign for winning the presidential elections to become the 45th President of the United States of America.
“Let me assure you that most of us in Africa who believe in equitability in the global affairs will work with you for a fairer world and more so, those of us in Nigeria.
“While congratulating you once again, please accept the assurances of my highest consideration.”
President Muhammadu Buhari had earlier also congratulated Trump and promised to work with him to strengthen ties between the US and Nigeria.
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