"George Weah is very humbled by what is happening in Liberia now", he told Asempa FM.
In a speech to his supporters, the Unity Party candidate said he had spoken to Weah on the phone and offered him "a hand of goodwill, friendship and gratitude" as he accepted the provisional election results.
Mr Weah, who tweeted: "Change is on", succeeds Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to become president next month, the country's first democratic transition since 1944.
In his first public comments after his rival conceded, Weah said he was "honored to join a new generation of heads of state".
He pledged to improve the lives of ordinary Liberians through the instrumentality of pro-poor governance.
Weah adds that "we have a lot to do together to accelerate the building of tomorrow's Africa".
Buhari says Nigeria is ready to work with Liberia on issues of mutual interest and called Weah's victory "an affirmation of the will of the Liberian people to remain united, peaceful and prosperous". Weah's critics have said his brief experience in politics will be a challenge for the nation.
Weah led the ticket for a coalition party, the Congress for Democratic Change, with Jewel Howard-Taylor as his vice presidential running mate.
Expected to officially take office next month, he received messages of congratulations from global leaders on Friday.
Thirty-four-old Lawrence Menden, an IT professional, said he had no doubt in the ability of Weah to "take Liberia out of the woods".
Mr Weah, 51, grew up in poverty in Liberia. Weah responded by thanking Sall for "his support and advice".
Weah played with AS Monaco and Paris Saint-Germain, among others.
Weah had run in the country's last two elections, winning the first round of the 2005 vote that eventually went to Sirleaf. He obtained a high school diploma overseas and earned a degree from Illinois-based DeVry University.
The President of Sengal, Macky Sall, also congratulated Weah on Twitter and wished him "much success".
As Liberia grappled with the Ebola outbreak in 2014, Weah was elected as a senator, defeating Sirleaf's son Robert for the seat.
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