Recall that Biden gave the commendation on Wednesday in a meeting with Buhari and his counterparts from Sierra Leone, Gabon, Madagascar, Congo Democratic Republic, and Liberia.
“President Biden praised President Muhammadu Buhari for his efforts in deepening democracy not only in Nigeria but also in Africa,” according to a statement by President Buhari’s aide, Garba Shehu.
Reacting to the development, the spokesman of the Atiku/Okowa Presidential Campaign Council, Charles Aniagwu, said the PDP started the process of deepening democracy by initiating electoral reforms during its 16 years in power.
He said: “The PDP started the process of deepening democracy by coming up with electoral reforms. Thankfully, the President has carried on with this process. Do not forget that he has also promised not to interfere with the 2023 election, saying that he would like to bequeath a legacy of free and credible elections to Nigeria.