By Festus Oye
The United States has urged all the political parties, security agencies and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to do everything possible to ensure peaceful and credible election in Ondo state.
Ondo state governorship polls comes up on 10th October 2020. In a statement by the embassy in Abuja, U.S urges stakeholders to take concrete steps to ensure a peaceful election that reflects the will of the people of Ondo.
He further said his country remains committed to the U.S.-Nigeria partnership.
“The United States urges all stakeholders to continue to work toward free, fair, transparent, and peaceful elections in Ondo State.
We reiterate our hope that all participants in the democratic process, including the INEC, political parties, and the security services, will take concrete steps to ensure a peaceful election that reflects the will of the people of Ondo.
“The United States remains committed to the U.S.-Nigeria partnership as we work together to achieve our mutual goals of peace and prosperity for the citizens of both our countries.”
U.S and U.K had recently towards last September 2020 Edo governorahip polls warned that those who subvert the democratic process would be denied visa to the U.S among other sanctions.