Mr Moon said this during a meeting with Buhari on the sidelines of the 71st General Assembly of the United Nations.
He applauded Buhari for giving Nigeria a positive image and for his achievements in the fight against Boko Haram.
He said, “You are highly respected by world leaders, including myself. Your persona has given your country a positive image.
“The United Nations recognized the achievements of the President Buhari administration against Boko Haram.”