Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has congratulated the 46th US President-elect, Mr. Joe Biden and his Vice-President-elect, Kamala Harris.
Obasanjo in his congratulation message on Saturday tasked the newly elected President to restore confidence in the role of America as the largest economy in the world which has a very significant responsibility for the peace, security, stability and progress of the world.”
The Democrat candidate,Biden and his running mate , Harris , defeated the Republican candidate and incumbent President, Donald Trump in the keenly contested poll.
In the former president’s congratulatory message which was made available to journalists by his Special Assistant Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, he described the election as “a victory of good over evil” which was for most people of the world.
He lamented that the majority of the people had watched helplessly as the world was being pulled down.
“Not that the world was perfect and equitable but it was reasonably predictable with some measure of rule of law and respect for international agreements and treatise”, the former Nigerian leader said.
Obasanjo, in the one-page letter said he was reasonably sure that the first Africa-American female Vice President-elect of the US, Kamala Harris “will have some Nigerian DNA in her as most of those taken to the Carribean from Africa went from Nigeria of today” as he further congratulated the duo.