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US is actively involved in the 2019 elections; reports is being compiled and Washington will react appropriately

United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington

The United States of America has revealed that it is compiling reports on the 2019 general elections.

Tibor Nagy, the US Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of African Affairs, stated this in a telephone press conference on Tuesday.

According to Nagy, the US was actively involved with political happenings in the country, particularly regarding the 2019 elections.

The US official said that during the build-up of the elections, the US Ambassador, Stuart Symington, had took necessary steps to ensure things went smoothly, adding that in the pre-election period, the election period, and the current post-election period, phenomenal guidance are being provided to Washington on how to respond to the election-related matters.

“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.

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

The United States had during the build-up to the elections threatened visa ban against any politician who incites violence.

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