Buhari was praised by the Vice President of the association, Abdullahi Faruk on Thursday, March 10, 2016, during the Commonwealth Day Celebrations in Abuja.
“The Royal Commonwealth Society would like to appreciate him for his dogged determination to put Nigeria in the right shape. We also commend him for uniting the African countries and making the continent a better place to live,” Faruk said.
“We in the Royal Commonwealth regard him as the most popular President in Africa,” Faruk said
Faruk also called on Nigerians to embrace peace irrespective of their socio-political and ethnic affiliations, saying that the Commonwealth regards all people as one family under God.