DONALD TRUMP VICTORY!!! NIGERIAN POLITICAL EXPERTS WARNS ‘EXPECT UGLY SIDE OF AMERICA’- WHAT HE SAID WILL SHOCK YOU

DONALD TRUMP VICTORY!!! NIGERIAN POLITICAL EXPERTS WARNS ‘EXPECT UGLY SIDE OF AMERICA’- WHAT HE SAID WILL SHOCK YOU

DONALD TRUMP VICTORY!!! NIGERIAN POLITICAL EXPERTS WARNS ‘EXPECT UGLY SIDE OF AMERICA’- WHAT HE SAID WILL SHOCK YOU

Nigerian foreign policy experts have warned that things are about to get tough for the country with the election of Donald Trump as United State of America’s next president. Trump beat his opponent Hillary Clinton 289 to 218 to clinch the White House seat but Nigerian foreign policy experts say this might be really bad news for Nigerians and maybe even Africans at large.

Professor Bolaji Akinyemi says Trump victory is dangerous Premium Times reports that some of the experts who spoke with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) have expressed concerns over what Nigerians will go through under Trump’s presidency for the next four years, starting from January 2017. Leading the pack is a professor of political science and ex- foreign affairs minister, Bolaji Akinyemi, who said having an inexperienced man like Trump in the White House is trouble for everybody.

“It brings uncertainty into international politics because the world now has to deal with a man who is inexperienced, does not understand the complexities of international politics and has no respect for anyone who is not white or American; I think that is dangerous. “There has always been an ugly side to the U.S. just as there is with every country in the world but the good side in the U.S. has always prevailed so that in tackling American problems, the interests of the U.S. are not defined in antagonism to the interest of the whole world. “But this victory of Trump is a victory of the ugly side of the U.S.,”

Akinyemi told NAN. Ex-Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations Ibrahim Gambari advised Nigerian and African leaders to promote policies in the interest of the citizens. He said he is confident that Africans will survive Donald Trump. “As Africans, we have survived slavery, colonialism, apartheid; I think the strength of the African people will enable us to survive any negative consequences arising from this results.

“The important thing is for the leadership of our continent to put the people ahead of anything else and if the link between the people and the leadership is strong, then we will survive the decision by the Americans to elect Donald.”

NAN quotes Dapo Fafowora, a former Nigerian ambassador to the UN, as saying that Trump’s victory was a lesson to Nigerians and Africans to develop their countries.

He said: “There is nothing in his background to suggest he has any durable interest in Africa. “I think it is a lesson for Nigerians; people should stay here and make contributions in developing our country. “When people go abroad, they contribute to these foreign countries; one must agree that conditions are difficult but if Nigerians abroad work half as hard as they do abroad in Nigeria, we will be a better country. “I think it is a good development for Africa that we should look inwards and try to develop ourselves without relying on any major economic power

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