President Buhari in a letter extended “sincere congratulations” to him.
According to NAN, Buhari said Putin’s “success for the fourth time in the election is a clear testimony of the confidence” Russians have in his leadership.
Buhari Admonished the Russian President to “see this victory as a base to continue to promote international peace and stability.”
He said he looked forward to continue working with the Russian leader “to strengthen our defence, trade and technical partnerships as well as promotion of private sector participation in all sectors of our economies”
President Buhari assured President Putin of “Nigeria’s commitment to a stronger and mutually beneficial relations with the Russian Federation under your watch.”