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Zelenskyy invites Tinubu to Ukraine as he congratulates him on election victory




President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyy, has written a congratulatory message to Bola Tinubu, President-elect, following his election victory.

Zelensky also invited the Nigerian president-elec to visit Ukraine at any time convenient for him(Tinubu) .

This was disclosed in a statement by the Office of the President-elect and signed by Tunde Rahman. The Ukrainian president in a congratulatory letter he personally signed, noted that he was happy with the peaceful conduct of Nigeria’s general elections.

He explained that the victory of Tinubu as the next President of Nigeria is delightful, while stressing that Ukraine is determined to further strengthen cooperation with Nigeria.

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Zelenskyy wrote: “Please accept my sincere congratulations on your election as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria!

“Despite extremely difficult testing times, caused by the full-scale armed aggression of Russia against our State, Ukraine is determined to further strengthen cooperation with Nigeria at the bilateral level and within the framework of international organizations.

“We are grateful for your country’s support of the Resolution of the General Assembly of the United Nations Organization “Principles of the UN Charter underlying a comprehensive, just and sustainable peace in Ukraine.”

“I count on the active participation of Nigeria in its practical implementation.
We see the further provision of global food security, of which Ukraine was and remains a reliable guarantor at the global level, as an important direction of cooperation. The fulfilment of this task will be facilitated by the successful implementation of the Ukrainian initiative “Grain from Ukraine”, which is designed to significantly increase the supply of grain to African countries in order to prevent famine.

“Taking this opportunity, I invite you to pay an official visit to Ukraine at a time convenient for you. I am confident that your visit will strengthen the dialogue between our countries and contribute to the further consolidation of joint efforts of the international community aimed at solving the urgent challenges of today, in particular the crisis situation caused by Russia regarding the guarantee of world food security.”


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