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America, Britain warn Nigerian officials against manipulating election results

2015-03-30 22:44
A ballot box filled with ballot is pictured before being counted by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) at a polling station in Yenagoa in Bayelsa State ~ PIUS UTOMI EKPEI

Abuja - The American and British Governments have warned Nigerian authorities not to tamper with the outcomes of Saturday’s presidential and national assembly elections, reports Premium Times.

The U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry and U.K. Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond, in a joint statement on Monday, said the will of the Nigerian people should not be distorted.

They also warned against deliberate political interference to undermine the integrity of the Independent National Electoral Commisssion (INEC)

Also read: US ready to work with new Nigeria government

They commended Nigerians on the peaceful conduct of last Saturday’s elections.

Read more at Premium Times.

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