Jair Bolsonaro has remained silent since the Supreme Electoral Court of Brazil ratified Lula as the winner in the elections. One of the president’s sons, Senator Flavio Bolsonaro, thanked the public for the support given to his father at the polls; while the Federal Police is ordered to remove all the barricades that supporters of the current president put up on various highways to reject Lula da Silva’s victory, and government officials have already contacted Lula’s team to initiate the transition of power
The Minister of Communication of Brazil, Fábio Faria, announced that the president of the Amazonian nation, Jair Bolsonaro, will pronounce on Tuesday, November 1, on the electoral results after two days of having held the second round elections that were won with a short gap by the candidate Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
The one who did speak out was one of the president’s sons, Senator Flavio Bolsonaro, who thanked via Twitter the support of the voters in favor of the current head of state of Brazil and asked them not to resign for the rescue of the country.
Obrigado to each one who helped us to rescue or patriotism, who prayed, prayed, was for these streets, from your dear country that is giving certainty to Bolsonaro for the highest vote of his life! We are going to stand up and we are not going to give up in our Brazil! God no command!
– Flavio Bolsonaro #B22 (@FlavioBolsonaro) October 31, 2022
The portal Infobae indicates that since the confirmation by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal (TSE) that Lula will return to govern the country from January, Bolsonaro has remained silent. He was seen at the Palacio da Alvorada, the official residence, and then went in a convoy to the Palacio do Planalto, seat of the Executive.
On the other hand, the Brazilian Supreme Court ordered police officials to withdraw the barricades that supporters of Jair Bolsonaro placed in at least 271 highway points in 23 states throughout the country, in rejection of the electoral results and chanting “fraud”, according to the most recent balance of the Federal Police, which has already cleared another 192 points hampered.
According to Reuters, these roadblocks were organized by truckers who have benefited from low diesel prices during the Bolsonaro government. Some truckers posted videos calling for a military coup to prevent Lula from taking power.
– Report Now (@ReporteYa) October 31, 2022
BRAZIL – THE LATEST. Truckers are protesting in several states against the election results this Sunday. pic.twitter.com/YypZOV1BCR
– Liliana Franco (@lilianaf523) October 31, 2022
Despite this, contacts have already been established between the government and Lula da Silva’s team to announce that they are willing to carry out the transition. According to Edinho Silva, communication coordinator of the Workers’ Party (PT) campaign, the Minister of the Presidency of Brazil, Ciro Nogueira, has already been in contact to begin the transfer process.
“I maintained contact this Monday afternoon with the Minister of the Presidency, Ciro Nogueira, at his request, and he immediately set out to lead the transition process representing the current Bolsonaro government,” said Silva, mayor of the city of Araraquara. and important collaborator of Lula, in a statement, outlined We monitor.
Brazil celebrated the Sunday October 30 the second round of the presidential elections. With the official results of more than 98% of the tally sheets, the Brazilian Electoral Court declared Luiz Inácio ‘Lula’ da Silva as the winner, with 50.84% of the votes in favor of him.
Lula once again became the new President of the South American nation, while he prevailed by a small gap over Jair Bolsonaro (49.3%), who became the first president of that country not to be re-elected.