Former Vice president Atiku Abubakar has congratulated General Muhammadu Buhari on his victory as the newly elected president in the concluded 2015 presidential election.
In a personally signed statement issued on Tuesday Atiku described Buhari's victory as a victory for democracy and the people of Nigeria.
"My hearty congratulations to His Excellency, General Muhammadu Buhari, for being elected the next president of our beloved county, Nigeria.
"You have led our party, the All Progressives Congress to an unprecedented victory within two years of its official formation, and in so doing, written the most important chapter of our democracy," he said.
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