US reacts to the postponement of general elections
The US consulate in Nigeria has reacted to the postponement of Nigeria February 16 General Elections to 23rd of February, by INEC.
In a statements from the US Consulate General to Nigeria said the US encourage Nigerians to ensure Free, fair and credible election by supporting the INEC while it finalizes electoral preparations.
See statement below;
The U.S. Embassy fully supports the joint statement by the heads of the ECOWAS and other international election observation missions on the postponement of the February 16 Nigerian elections.
We join in encouraging all Nigerians to ensure a free, fair, peaceful, and credible election by supporting the Independent National Electoral Commission while it finalizes electoral preparations this week and by voting in peace together on February 23.