America pleas for a more democratic, strong and prosperous Nigeria; says “this will be a source of pride to US”

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Goodluck Jonathan
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Acting President Goodluck Jonathans has assured tha nation of a new era of  accountable governance, such that would assure the world of a more serious nation with determination to forge ahead and better the lots of the people.

He implied to revolutionalise the nations polity, in a way that would make national looting and power sharing by few opportunist a thing of the past.

He was a guest of President Barrak Obama at the White House on Sunday .

The Acting President had visited America to attend a nuclear summit on the invitation of the American government.

Both leaders in a private talk had agreed for a more cordial partnership between Nigeria and America while pledging to work hand in hand in attending to myriads of problems currently facing Nigeria as a nation.

President Obama
President Obama

They both agreed  setting a new goal target that would enable both countries partnership to work positively for the emancipation of Nigeria as a frontline nation in the world.

Such goals include:  respecting constitutional law and processes, achieving free and fair elections, building the capacity and commitment to fight corruption, respecting human rights, promoting economic development, and resolving internal conflict.

onathan was given a warm welcome by the Obama administration while the two leaders for several hours rubbed minds to create a better understanding and sealed  a better relationship pact which had existed  for long and vowed to strengthening the continuous co- friendliness of both nations.

According to a Press release from the White House, both leaders touched on sensitive areas of Nigeria’s development while pin-pointing some of the obstacle that had militated against the development of the country.

Such set new goals for the emancipation of Nigeria nation included:  respecting constitutional law and processes, achieving free and fair elections, building the capacity and commitment to fight corruption, respecting human rights, promoting economic development, and resolving internal conflict.

The pledges if accomplished will put pay to the current wobbling and oscillation of the nation into unending oblivion while the nation would have set a better target for the future.

President Obama welcomed Acting President Goodluck Jonathan to Washingtonon Sunday and both leaders  emerged as having touched on many several sensitive issue concerning Nigeria and the plight of the people.

The American leader expressed his appreciation for Nigeria’s participation in the Nuclear Security Summit and the opportunity to meet with Acting President Jonathan to discuss issues of mutual importance.

Both President Obama and Acting President Jonathan agreed to continue to work together on matters of advancing global security, particularly nuclear security and international compliance to the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

The leaders also discussed important security issues, including efforts to combat terrorism.

Recognizing the regional importance of Nigeria, including its role as a regional leader and its substantial contributions to peacekeeping missions, as well as the longstanding friendship between the peoples of Nigeria and the United States, the President reiterated that the United States places great importance on the U.S. relationship with Nigeria and the Nigerian people.

Acording to President Obama: ” a strong, democratic, prosperous Nigeria is in the U.S. national interest”.

Acting President Jonathan agreed on the importance placed on the U.S.-Nigerian relationship and recognized that the recent signing of a bilateral framework between the two countries provides an important way forward in addressing mutual strategic goals.

Both leaders agreed that such goals include:  respecting constitutional law and processes, achieving free and fair elections, building the capacity and commitment to fight corruption, respecting human rights, promoting economic development, and resolving internal conflict.

The President urged Acting President Jonathan to use his tenure to make historic and tangible progress in strengthening the Nigerian government’s commitment to follow through on countering corruption.

The President also said that the U.S. would support Acting President Jonathan in realizing his public promise for electoral reform.