A statement reaching Xinhua on Tuesday said Buhari in the telephone conversation described the election as a “major victory for democracy” and praised the people for peaceful conduct.
He said the election was a clear indication that the people of the West African country were prepared to live with one another in peace and harmony.
Buhari told Ouattara that his re-election for a second five-year term was an opportunity for him to continue to lead Cote d’Ivoire along the path to greatness, in peace and tranquility.
He wished Quattara successful second term in office. Enditem