The Deputy Senate president, Senator Ike
Ekweremadu, has described the victory of Donald
Trump in the US presidential election as a historic
victory for the world.
Ike Ekweremadu, in a congratulatory message to
Donald Trump has also commended Hilary Clinton
of the Democratic Party for calling to concede the
presidency to her rival and congratulating him on
his hard-worn victory, Daily Post reports.
“Mr. Trump has rightly described the election as
historic. But it is not only historic for the U.S, but
also for the world. It is an important reminder to
the entire world of the true meaning and essence
of democracy as government of the people, ”
“I urge him to work for democracy, global peace
and prosperity because the peace and prosperity
of America is intrinsic in that of the entire world.
Ekweremadu called for better bilateral deals for
Nigeria by the incoming Donald Trump
presidency, adding that the people of Nigeria and
indeed the Peoples Democratic Party are willing
and ready to work with the incoming U.S
government for the good of both nations.
The Senator also enjoined emerging democracies,
including Nigeria, to emulate the democratic and
transparent nature of the U.S election, noting that
the will of the people and respect for democratic
principles must be allowed at all times.
“We have many lessons to learn from the
American presidential election. It was highly
democratic, transparent, peaceful, and free of
intimidation, willful manipulations, contrived
security scares; and it was absolutely conclusive,
even though the ruling party was losing, and
eventually lost,” Ekweremadu said.
Donald Trump from the Republican party defeated
Hillary Clinton from the Democratic Party to win
the US presidential election on Wednesday,
November 9, in stunning victory that sent
shockwaves around the world.
The Republican took the key swing states of
Florida, North Carolina and Ohio early this
morning, as he marched towards the White
Meanwhile, there is serious fear across the world
that a Donald Trump as president of the United
States of America would quicken tension between
America and many countries.
Though Trump, in reaction to his victory, had said
he would be a president to all Americans, citizens
of the US, many have expressed fear over his
Many of them, just like their colleagues in other
parts of the world are ‘mourning’ and saying it is
just a payback for an eight-year rule by President
Barack Obama, a black man, just as Trump’s
supporters have continued to celebrate.