We’re monitoring Nigerian elections closely, says US - Uju Ayalogu's Blog for News, Reviews, Articles and More

Breaking News

Post Top Ad

Wednesday 13 March 2019

We’re monitoring Nigerian elections closely, says US

We’re monitoring Nigerian elections closely, says US

The United States says it is monitoring events of the 2019 elections in a bid to give a proper response on the conduct of the electoral process. 

Tibor Nagy, US assistant secretary of state, bureau of African affairs, said this in a telephone press conference on Tuesday.
Nagy said during the build-up to the elections, Stuart Symington, US ambassador to Nigeria, and his team “took many steps to ensure that things went smoothly”.

He said the US is actively involved with political happenings in the country.

READ ALSO :  Nigerian government bans Boeing 737 max airplanes

“So, just rest assured that the United States of America Embassy and the Consulate in Lagos are actively involved and are doing an absolutely superb job to monitor events and to provide guides on how Washington should react to whatever the events there are,” Nagy said.

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

The international community had repeatedly called for fair and credible elections in the country.

Speaking at an unveiling press conference of the Elections Situation Room of the Civil Society Situation Room in Abuja, the United Kingdom, US had warned that politicians who incite or execute violence during the 2019 elections in the country would have their visas banned and foreign assets forfeited.

“We will apply this absolutely across board, it won’t be directed at any particular party, so we are monitoring and looking out for hate speech,” Catriona Laing, British high commissioner to Nigeria, had said.

READ ALSO :  7 APC governors meet Buhari in Abuja

Are you an artiste? Do you want your music to go viral and reach a large number of audience? Promote your music and Submit your story on Ujuayalogusblog.com by clicking here. For Advert Inquiries Tel/+44(0)7590363984

For More:   Subscribe to Ujuayalogusblog.com

Subscribe to Our Posts via Email

Share This

No comments:

Post a Comment

Listen to This Beautiful New Talent - Winter Wolf - Singing "Midnight"

Post Bottom Ad