Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on Saturday, congratulated Democrat Joe Biden and his operating mate, Kamala Harris over their ‘victory’ within the US election.
Obasanjo, in a congratulatory letter made out there to The PUNCH by his Particular Assistant on Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, described the ‘feat’ achieved by the 2 Democrats as “victory of excellent over evil”.
The previous Nigerian chief wrote, “It’s victory of excellent over evil and it’s not victory for you and the folks of America alone, however victory for most individuals of the world, majority of whom watch helplessly because the world that had been steadily and painstakingly constructed for the reason that finish of the Second World Battle was being pulled down.
“Not that the world was good and equitable nevertheless it was fairly predictable with some measure of rule of legislation and respect for worldwide agreements and treaties.
“President-Elect Joe Biden should restore confidence within the position of America as the most important economic system on the earth which has a really vital accountability for the peace, safety, stability and progress of the world.
“I felicitate with Vice President-Elect Kamala Harris as the primary feminine Vice-President of the U.S. We in Africa are happy with her success.”
Main worldwide and US-based TV networks projected on Saturday that Biden gained the US presidency over Donald Trump, a victory sealed after the Democrat claimed a number of key battleground states gained by the Republican incumbent in 2016.
Checks by The PUNCH confirmed that CNN, NBC Information, CBS Information, BBC and Al Jazeera, amongst others, referred to as the race in Biden’s favour, after projecting he had gained the decisive state of Pennsylvania.
The media platforms reported that Biden beat Trump with a projected 284 electoral school votes to emerge the forty sixth president of america.
Biden, 77, is the oldest candidate ever elected to the White Home. Trump, 74, has made as but unsubstantiated claims of huge voter fraud, and his marketing campaign has launched authorized challenges in a number of states.
Biden spent eight years as vp to Barack Obama. His victory is available in his third run for the nation’s highest workplace.