President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria is in full appreciation to the former United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, for his commitment towards the progress and socio-economic development of the country.
Buhari in a statement issued by his Senor Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, said the Nigerian leader, who spoke to Ban over the phone Monday, reiterated his long-standing respect and admiration for the two-time UN Scribe.
Buhari also thanked Ban Ki-Moon for initiating the call.
On his part, Ban commended the President for his handling of security and related challenges facing the country.
He expressed appreciation for the support of two prominent citizens of Nigeria-Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, President’s Chief of Staff and one-time UN Under Secretary General and Amina Mohammed, the current Deputy Secretary General, saying that they were among the best he had ever worked with.