The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has said that Africa needs stronger, better leadership to grow.
Buhari said this on Sunday in Addis Ababa, at a meeting with the Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed, at the headquarters of the African Union.
The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday titled, ‘Africa needs stronger, better leadership to grow, President Buhari, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed agree at AU meeting.’
The President commended Ahmed’s efforts in maintaining peace and unity in the country.
He said, “You are leading a country that is large and diversified, just like Nigeria, and I know the sacrifices required to make the desired impact, especially in maintaining peace.”
He urged the Ethiopian leader to stay focused on keeping the country together, in spite of the difficulties, assuring him that Nigeria will continue to support efforts in peaceful co-existence and unity.
Buhari, who said Ahmed had provided strong leadership for the country, encouraged him to sustain the good work in ensuring even development.