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President Biden's National Day Message for Nigeria
September 30, 2023

Dear Mr. President:


On behalf of the people of the United States of America, I send my best wishes to you and the people of Nigeria as you celebrate the 63rd anniversary of Nigerian independence.


The United States and Nigeria share a deep partnership underpinned by our shared values and commitment to forging a peaceful and prosperous future for our people, and people around the world.  Together we are working to safeguard democracy; strengthen security; protect human rights; tackle the climate crisis; and promote trade, investment, and inclusive growth.  In the year ahead, I look forward to strengthening this partnership between our countries—and the friendship between our people—even further.  And, I wish you and the Nigerian people a joyous and peaceful national holiday.




Joseph R. Biden Jr.