The United States of America, USA has said it was not having any favourite candidate or political party for the oncoming 2019 Presidential election.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Stuart Symington made the disclosure when he paid a courtesy call on the Governor of Nasarawa State, Alhaji Umaru Almakura in Lafia on Friday.
“I am emphasizing that Nigerians must strive hard to ensure that the oncoming elections are credible like that of 2015. Nigerians would be held responsible for what they say or do in the forthcoming general elections.
“We don’t have a favoured candidate or party, but have one hope for the people of Nigeria to have a peaceful and credible election. we hope Nigerians come together and influence their neigbours and the World.
“Freedom and democracy should prevail and you have to work for it. I want all the candidates to say, practice and enhance a peaceful election. Peace is like freedom and like democracy, you have to grow it and everybody has to work for it and everybody has to be a part of it,” he said.
In his remark, Governor Umaru Almakura of Nasarawa state said: “The World is watching and we want many people to come and observe what we do because we have a President that observes rule of law which earns him respect across the World.
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