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I’m sure Biden’s deputy has Nigerian DNA- Obasanjo

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By Lola Badejo


Former President Olusegun Obasanjo says he is “reasonably sure” that Kamala Harris, vice-president-elect of the United States, has Nigerian DNA.

Chief Obasanjo said this  while congratulating the 46th US President-elect, Mr. Joe Biden and his Vice-President-elect, Kamala Harris.

Obasanjo in the one page letter said he was reasonably sure that the first Africa-America female Vice President-elect of the US,  Kamala Harris "will have some Nigerian DNA in her as most of those taken to the carribean from Africa went from Nigeria 
of today" as he further congratulated the duo.

The former President tasked the newly elected President to restore confidence in the role of America as the largest economy in the world which has a very significant responsibility for the peace, security, stability and progress of the world."

Obasanjo in a message of congratulations, copy, which was made available to newsmen on Saturday by his Special Assistant Media, Kehinde Akinyemi, described the election as "a victory of good over evil" which was for most people of the world.

He lamented that the majority of the people had watched helplessly as the world was being pulled down.

According to him: "Not that the world was perfect and equitable but it was reasonably predictable with some measure of rule of law and respect for international agreements and treatise."