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US 2020 Election: Keyamo reacts as Joe Biden emerges American’s 46th president

ABUJA, Nigeria – Festus Keyamo, Minister of Labour and Employment, congratulated Biden on his victory at the just concluded election.

Keyamo also congratulated the Vice President-elect, Kamala Harris.

In a tweet, the minister said Harris’ emergence as Vice President should be replicated in Nigeria so women can occupy high positions.

He expressed hope that women would one day become president in Nigeria.

He wrote: “Congrats to Joseph Robinette Biden Jr, on being elected the 46th President of the USA and also to Kamala Harris, first woman of colour elected as VP.

“The time has also come to give our women the chance to occupy such a high office in our country and even the number one position.”

Biden, who is the candidate of the Democrat, had defeated the outgoing President, Donald Trump after polling the highest number of votes.

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