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US President Joe Biden announces 2nd term bid

US President, Joe Biden. Photo: Archive/Radio Nigeria

US President, Joe Biden has announced he will run for re-election in 2024.

Biden who formally launched his campaign in a video on Tuesday, will also have Vice-President Kamala Harris, as his running mate

“When I ran for president four years ago, I said we are in a battle for the soul of America – and we still are,” he said.

Mr. Biden, who is 80 years old, is already the oldest president in US history and would be 86 after a second full term in 2029.

Biden became the President after defeating Donald Trump in 2020.

Mr. Trump has also launched his bid for the presidency, raising the prospect of a rematch between the pair on 5 November 2024.

Writing by Annabel Nwachukwu