Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the new President of Burundi Evariste Ndayishimiye who was sworn in as the East African country’s ninth President.
Jonathan posted the congratulatory message on his verified twitter handle on Friday.
“I congratulate His Excellency President Evariste Ndayishimiye who has just been sworn in as Burundi’s ninth President.
“I extend my sincere felicitations to him and the good people of the Republic of Burundi for this seamless transition.
“As I join other good-spirited Africans to wish him a successful reign, I urge him to give this task of leading his people his best shot to be able to deliver peace and the dividends of democracy to the people of his country.”