Buhari congratulates German Chancellor Merkel on election victory

On Monday Sept 25th President Muhammadu Buhari in a message by his media aide Shehu Garba felicitated with the German chancellor's party for generating leadership for the country for over 12 years.
He said the victory would afford Merkel party another opportunity to sustain its legacy of good work.
 The election results showed some surprises, as the Christian Democrats’ scored sharply down on the 41% of the vote it collected in the previous 2013 elections. Her main rivals, Martin Schulz’s Social Democrat Party (SPD), crashed to just over 20% and a projected 138 seats.

According to The Guardian, the far-right, anti-immigration AfD made a historic breakthrough, winning 13.5% of the vote and a projected 87 seats and becoming the first overtly nationalist party to sit in the Bundestag in 60 years.

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