The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government, has on Wednesday, November 9, released conflicting statements on the emergence of Donald Trump, in Tuesday’s Presidential election, in the United States of America, USA.
Earlier, in a statement released by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari expressed delight and happiness, in the emergence of Trump, as the U.S President-Elect.
The statement reads: “On behalf of the Government, and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates President-Elect, on his victory in the United States Presidential election.
“President Buhari, also congratulates American citizens, on the outcome of the election, which was keenly observed by all true lovers of democracy, and those who believe in the will of the people.
“The President, looks forward to working together with President-Elect, Trump, to strengthen the already established friendly relations between both countries, including cooperation on many shared foreign policy priorities, such as the fight against terrorism, peace and security, economic growth, democracy, and good governance.
“As Mr Trump prepares to assume the position of the President of the United States, President Buhari, extends his good wishes to him, on the onerous task of leading the world’s strongest economy”.
However, the Presidency through the Women Affairs Minister, Aisha Alhassan, has expressed disappointment over the emergence of Trump, as the President-Elect.
The Women Affairs Minister, said that women were, “very disappointed” over Hilary Clinton’s failure to win her bid to become America’s first female President.
“I am very sad about the outcome of the elections; we women have been robbed again,” Mrs. Alhassan told the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Wednesday, in Jos.
Clinton, a former U.S Secretary of State, who contested on the ticket of the Democratic party, lost the Tuesday race, to her Republican rival, Trump.
Mrs. Alhassan, further expressed optimism, that the womenfolk would be luckier next time, in their bid for equal opportunities to serve humanity.