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2019 Elections: Govs El Rufai,  Ganduje, Yahaya Bello, others come under US Visa ban

2019 Elections: Govs El Rufai, Ganduje, Yahaya Bello, others come under US Visa ban

Breaking News, News Feature, Politics
US Embassy confirmed imposing Visa restrictions on some Nigerian politicians "The United States is a steadfast supporter of Nigerian democracy.  We commend all those Nigerians who participated peacefully in the February and March 2019 elections" In Nigeria, These individuals have operated with impunity at the expense of the Nigerian people and undermined democratic principles and human rights. The Department of State emphasizes that the actions announced today are specific to certain individuals and not directed at the Nigerian people or the newly elected government. This decision reflects the Department of State’s commitment to working with the Nigerian government to realize its expressed commitment to end corruption and strengthen democracy, accountability, and respect fo...