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Nigeria is a leader, friend, key partner – US

In a statement issued by the Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, on the occasion of Nigeria’s National Day on Monday, the government congratulated Nigeria and its people on the nation’s independence anniversary.
In a statement issued by the Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, on the occasion of Nigeria’s National Day on Monday, the government congratulated Nigeria and its people on the nation’s independence anniversary.

The U.S. has described Nigeria as an indisputable leader in Africa, a friend and a key partner of the U.S.

In a statement issued by the Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, on the occasion of Nigeria’s National Day on Monday, the government congratulated Nigeria and its people on the nation’s independence anniversary.

Pompeo said: “I would like to convey warm wishes to the government and people of Nigeria on the 58th anniversary of your independence. Nigeria remains a key partner and friend of the United States.

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“Through its strengthening democracy, its dynamic economy and the great entrepreneurial spirit of its people, Nigeria is a leader in the region and beyond.

“We count on Nigeria to continue its leadership through free, fair, transparent and peaceful elections in 2019.

“The United States offers our continuous to Nigeria in its efforts to expand trade and investment, counter-terrorism, ensure regional stability and tackle corruption.

“As you celebrate the anniversary of your independence, please know that the people of the United States celebrate with you.”

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Nigeria, a former British colony, gained Independence on Oct. 1, 1960.

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