Tinubu congratulates Claudia Sheinbaum as Mexico’s first female president

Kunle Sanni

President Bola Tinubu has extended his congratulations to Claudia Sheinbaum on her historic election as the first female President of the United Mexican States (Mexico).

This was contained in a statement issued by, Special Adviser to the President, (Media and Publicity), Ajuri Ngelale.

Ms. Sheinbaum won the Mexican presidential election by a landslide, becoming the first female President in the country since its independence in 1821.

Tinubu stated that the election of President-elect Sheinbaum accents the voices of women in government, shatters political glass ceiling, and sends a reverberating message across the world that women must not only be participants but principal architects in shaping and implementing decisions affecting the lives of many.

“On behalf of the government and people of Nigeria, the President congratulates the people of Mexico and calls for the strengthening of bilateral ties between both nations across areas of mutual interest,” the statement added

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