United States President Donald Trump and his wife First Lady Melania Trump posted a Christmas video on Twitter, wishing Americans and the rest of the world a Merry Christmas. The video contained a sit down message with the couple, interspersed with montages of highlights of their meetings throughout the year with Americans in various capacities – from military to relief work to humanitarian support.
MERRY CHRISTMAS!!! pic.twitter.com/mYtV5GNdLl
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 25, 2017
Earlier on Christmas Eve, the President and First Lady had both participated in the traditional NORAD Santa Tracker phone calls at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. ‘NORAD Tracks Santa’ is an annual Christmas-themed entertainment program, which has existed since 1955, produced under the auspices of the North American Aerospace Defense Command.
Trump was also in a video teleconference call with military members previous to the NORAD call.
Later that night the Trump and wife attended a Midnight Mass at the Church of Bethesda-by-the-Sea in Palm Beach, Florida.
Here in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari sent a tweet thread, wishing all Happy Christmas celebration, whilst also assuring Nigerians on his commitment to address the current fuel crisis rocking the nation.
I wish all Nigerians Happy Christmas celebrations. As I noted yesterday, the fuel scarcity that has caused many of you to spend this period on fuel queues is deeply regretted. All relevant agencies of Government are working round-the-clock to bring relief to you.
— Muhammadu Buhari (@MBuhari) December 25, 2017
First Lady Aisa Buhari tweeted out her well-wishes for the season in a simple tweet:
Merry Christmas. May the Season bring forth joy, peace and happiness. Amen. ❤ pic.twitter.com/PUrmufqpgh
— Aisha M. Buhari (@aishambuhari) December 25, 2017
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo also tweeted his well-wishes, this coming after his visits to some Lagos filling stations and meeting with ordinary Nigerians on behalf of the President.
I do hope that you still find time to reflect on the miracle of Christmas to lift your spirit and that of your family. God bless you and God bless our great Nation. pic.twitter.com/eDPXVoxNlH
— Prof Yemi Osinbajo (@ProfOsinbajo) December 24, 2017