UK Prime Minister Reacts To President Buhari's Re-election
Theresa May in Nigeria. Source: Twitter.

British Prime Minister Theresa May has joined other world leaders in congratulating Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as Nigeria’s president.

Spokesman for the Nigerian leader Femi Adesina said on Friday that May and her Turkish counterpart, President Tayyip Erdogan, called to congratulate Buhari.

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The United States, China and Russia had earlier congratulated Buhari on his re-election for another four-year tenure.

The Nigerian leader, who vied for re-election on the platform of All Progressives Congress (APC), polled 15,191,847 votes to defeat Atiku Abubaka of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The former vice president got 11,262,978 votes.