Press release

President Michel congratulates President Buhari following election win in Nigeria

April 1, 2015

On behalf of the Government and people of Seychelles, President James Michel congratulated newly elected President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari.

President Michel described President Buhari’s victory as strong reflection of the trust that the Nigerian people had placed in him to propel Nigeria to even greater heights. 

President Michel noted that the two countries share a long history of excellent cooperation since the establishment of diplomatic relations in January of 1977.

“We have throughout the years undertaken commendable strides especially within the context south-south cooperation, as can be exemplified in the endeavours of the technical aids corps on Seychelles,” noted President Michel.

In his congratulatory note President Michel hoped that Nigeria and Seychelles continue to boost their collaboration on both the bilateral and multilateral spheres.

President Michel said, “I would like to extend my unwavering commitment to work closer with you on issues of mutal concern towards the development of our countries, regions and continent.”