Biden defeated the incumbent president, Donald Trump to turn out to be the forty sixth president of the US.
In his congratulatory message to then president-elect, Atiku urged Biden to construct the US relations with Nigeria and Africa, including that the continent is sweet for the United States and the world.
The assertion reads, “I congratulate @JoeBiden on his well-deserved victory on the November 3, 2020, US elections, and look forward to the age-long collaboration of our two nations within the course of the development of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for all peoples.
“Nigeria and the United States are two nations, united by a frequent language. Indeed, the first main journey by the chief of an Independent Nigeria was the July 25, 1961, White House go to of the golden voice of Africa, the late Sir Tafawa Balewa, under President John F Kennedy.
“Nigeria and the free world, have much to be taught out of your victory, particularly your pronouncement that you wouldn’t be a President for under those that voted for you. May such sentiments echo and reecho globally.
Not solely do I congratulate you on your victory, but I also urge you to construct on US-Nigeria relations, particularly on widening the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) for seamless interaction with the African Continental Free Trade Area (ACFTA).
“Only by truthful commerce will Africa fulfil its potential, and a affluent Africa is sweet for the United States and the world.
“In electing a man wealthy in expertise, the nice people of the United States have performed the world a nice service and I also look forward to your international management within the struggle on terror, and partnership with Nigeria to end the fear and poverty associated insecurities that we face.
“Once once more, accept my congratulations.
Earlier, the previous President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki had congratulated the president-elect and his working mate, Kamala Harris.