President Jonathan received the news of President Rousseff’s re-election with great delight in view of the excellent relations and strategic partnership forged between Nigeria and Brazil during her first term in office.

As President Rousseff prepares to begin a new term of office on January 1, 2015, Nigeria looks forward to working with her government to expand and further enhance existing relation with Brazil, especially in the area of trade and economic relations, for the mutual benefit of the people of both countries.

President Jonathan also applauds President Rousseff’s expressed commitment to working for greater peace, national unity and more reforms in Brazil during her second term.

He congratulates the people of Brazil for their unwavering commitment to democracy and its processes which has produced a peaceful and acceptable  outcome in the very keenly contested elections.

Reuben Abati

Special Adviser to the President

(Media & Publicity)