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U.S. prepares for likely post-election crisis in Nigeria

2015-03-26 18:07
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

Lagos - The United States is preparing for a likely post-election crisis that may arise after Saturday’s presidential election, reports The Nation.

The U.S. government has already stationed two Hercules C-130 transport plane at Kotoka Airport in Ghana.

The helicopters are believed to be meant for the quick evacuation of Americans in Nigeria  in the event of violence after the election.

Also read: US notes the importance of Nigeria election

Two United States Navy ships have equally been stationed at the coast of Takoradi, Ghana.

Read more at The Nation.

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