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Fani-Kayode Commends President Buhari Over Relationship With Russia




The minister of Aviation under the Goodluck Jonathan administration, Femi Fani-Kayode, on Thursday reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s meeting with Russian President, Vladimir Putin.

The former minister commended President Buhari for meeting with Putin which is aimed at building stronger ties between the two countries.

Fani-Kayode who took to his Twitter account noted that Russia is a strong and dependable ally, hence Nigeria’s association with Russia is commendable.

He wrote, “I am glad that Nigeria and Russia are getting closer & I am delighted at the fact that @MBuhari is in Sotchi right now to build stronger ties. Unlike others, Vladimir Putin and the Russians are strong and dependable allies who do not abandon their friends in their time of need.”

Recall that Naija News had reported that President Buhari and Putin met on Wednesday promising to take the Nigeria-Russia relations to the next step and pursue the completion of all abandoned projects initiated by both countries.

The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity of President Buhari had revealed that the two leaders made the pledge at a bilateral meeting held on the sidelines of ongoing Russia-Africa Summit, in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday.

He noted that the duo also agreed to start new infrastructure projects and expand trade and investment, security and military cooperation.

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