The United States President, Donald Trump has today admitted that his opponent Joe Biden has won the Presidential election. In his today’s tweet, Trump acknowledged Biden's victory but said the rival won because the process was marred by irregularities.
Following the declaration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as the winners of the United States 2020 Presidential elections, emerging as President-elect and Vice President-elect, President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the president-elect on his feat. In a statement by his spokesperson, Garba Shehu, the president said "your election is a significant reminder that democracy is the best form of government because it offers the people the opportunity to change their government by peaceful means."
Following announcements of President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump testing positive for the Coronavirus, President Muhammadu Buhari has on Friday wished the American president and his wife a quick recovery. In a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President said Buhari noted that the incident was an indication of challenges faced in curbing the spread of the pandemic across the world. Buhari also urged Nigerians to adhere to the COVID-19 prevention guidelines, ensuring compliance with the protocols and advice by health professionals.
The Democratic candidate for the United States' Presidential election, Joe Biden has launched an official transition website "www.buildbackbetter.com". Though votes in America are still being counted, the former vice president on the website noted that the American people will decide the next U.S president. "Votes are still being counted in several states around the country. "The crises facing the country are severe — from a pandemic to an economic recession, climate change to racial injustice. "The transition team will continue preparing at full speed so that the Biden‑Harris Administration can hit the ground running on Day One,” the statement says.
United States President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania have tested positive to COVID-19. They will begin quarantining immediately, he said. Trump, who announced this in a tweet on his Twitter page on Friday, said they will be quarantined and recovery process will begin immediately. "we will get through this together," he wrote. The President and first lady are "both well," and Trump is expected to continue his duties while recovering, a statement from the White House doctor said. Trump's diagnosis came just hours after his top aide Hope Hicks tested positive for the virus.