South African President, Jacob Zuma, has congratulated Nigeria on the successful conduct of the 2015 presidential election.

A statement by the spokesperson of the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation, Clayson Monyela, said that South Africa remains committed to enhancing the historic relations between both countries.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) declared General Muhammadu Buhari, winner of Nigeria’s presidential election, defeating the incumbent President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan.

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The announcement was made by the Chairman of INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega, in the early hours of Wednesday, April 1, in Abuja, the nation’s capital.

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