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We Are Compiling Reports On Just Concluded Nigerian Elections – US

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The United States says it’s compiling experiences on the 2019 normal elections with a view to giving a correct response on it .

The US stated it was actively concerned with political happenings within the nation , significantly concerning the 2019 election .

The US Assistant Secretary of State , Bureau of African Affairs , Tibor Nagy , stated this in a phone press convention on Tuesday.

Nagy stated throughout the construct – as much as the elections , the US Ambassador , Stuart Symington , and his crew took many steps to make sure that issues went easily.

The US official stated within the pre – election interval, within the election interval and at present within the publish – election interval, they’re offering phenomenal steerage to Washington on how the US Government ought to and mustn’t reply to the election- associated issues .

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He stated, “So , simply relaxation assured that the United States of America Embassy and the Consulate in Lagos , are actively concerned and are doing a fully very good job to watch occasions and to supply guides on how Washington ought to react to regardless of the occasions there are.

“As you know , our secretary did make a telephone call . ”

Prior to the Presidential and National Assembly election , the United States Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo , was reported to have positioned a name throughout to the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic , Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, for a free, truthful and credible election within the nation whereas President Donald Trump known as Buhari .

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The US had threatened to position a visa ban on individuals concerned in electoral violence.

The American Government had stated, “We, and different democratic nations , will probably be paying shut consideration to actions of people who intervene within the democratic course of or instigate violence towards the civilian inhabitants earlier than , throughout, or after the elections .

“We will not hesitate to consider consequences – including visa restrictions – for those found to be responsible for election – related violence.”

-PUNCH .




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