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Buhari What President said about Jonathan at the EU Parliament

The President has since jetted out to London, for the Supporting Syria Conference 2016, where he will be participating in a charity event to raise funds for the development of war torn Syria.

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President Buhari was at the European Union Parliament in France, where he addressed the plenary session, and spoke on some important issues concerning Nigeria and Africa.

Worthy of note, was his comments about former President Goodluck Jonathan.

In his speech, Mr President said  "As I have stated in other fora, the action of Nigeria’s former President Goodluck Jonathan, is commendable.”

Adding that "For the first time in the history of Nigeria, a Presidential Candidate and sitting President, conceded electoral defeat.”

He also said “Democracy has come to Nigeria to stay, sooner than we expected, Nigeria will be regarded as one of the strongest in Africa.”

Read: Buhari’s spokesman lists achievements of current administration

The President has since jetted out to London, for the Supporting Syria Conference 2016, where he will be participating in a charity event to raise funds for the development of war torn Syria.

Governor Ayo Fayose has criticised the President for his constant travels, saying each foreign trip costs Nigeria $1 million.

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