The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday congratulated the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Mr Boris Johnson, as he assumes office.
The party National Chairman, Mr Uche Secondus, in a statement issued by the PDP National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan also congratulated the UK Government on the successful election of the new prime minister. Secondus said that Nigeria look forward to the days ahead with enhanced synergy with UK.
“The PDP is confident of a more proactive Britain, in her relationship with Nigeria in critical sectors of our national life.
“We look forward to an enhanced synergy that would boost democracy and good governance within Commonwealth States as well as reinvigorate trade and economic activities, free press, increase access to education and transfer of technology.
”We look forward to greater cooperation in security and military needs, among many other areas of mutual interests between Nigeria and the United Kingdom,” he said. (NAN)
Dr Anthony Orji is a Ph.D holder in Economics and a lecturer at the Department of Economics, University of Nigeria Nsukka.
He obtained his B.Sc, Msc and Ph.D Degrees from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka and a Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainable Local Economic Development (SLED) from Erasmus University, Rotterdam Netherlands.