|Xi Jinping Sends Congratulatory Message to Nigeria’s President-elect Bola Tinubu|
On March 4, 2023, President Xi Jinping sent a congratulatory message to Bola Tinubu on his election as President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
Xi Jinping noted that Nigeria is an important strategic partner of China in Africa, and the development of bilateral relations has enjoyed a sound momentum in recent years, with practical cooperation in various fields yielding fruitful results. The two countries have supported each other on issues involving respective core interests and major concerns, and have closely coordinated in international and regional affairs. Xi Jinping said that he attaches great importance to the development of China-Nigeria relations and stands ready to work with President-elect Tinubu to constantly take the China-Nigeria strategic partnership to new heights.