Cameron’s resignation is regrettable, says Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari’s has said he regrets the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron, following his defeat on the referendum on the European Union (EU).
In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari said Nigeria had enjoyed remarkable goodwill, support and understanding under the capable leadership of the outgoing Prime Minister over the years.
The President said Cameron’s resignation in response to the outcome of a referendum that supported Britain to leave the European Union “was a demonstration of courage by a democratic leader who respects the will of the people, even if he didn’t agree with their decision.”
Buhari noted that by “putting the will of the people before his political future, the Prime Minister proved himself to be a selfless leader with respect for democracy and voters’ sovereignty.”