britain assures nigeria
Britain government has assured Nigeria that it will not involve itself in the 2019 general elections, the British government however, urged the Nigerian government and INEC to conduct a free and fair election
The deputy British High Commissioner, Harriet Thompson, on Friday, November 30, assured Nigeria that the British government has no intention of interfering in the 2019 general election.
Thompson, however, said the British government would be monitoring the election closely and urged the Nigerian government and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to ensure free and fair elections.
Thompson said this in Umuahia, Abia state when she led a delegation from the British High Commissioner, Abuja, to interact with the Abia state police commissioner, Chris Ezike, Vanguard reports.
Thompson said: “British government is desirous of seeing Nigeria conduct credible elections. We are working closely with INEC. We will take them up on any allegation them. “It is critical for INEC to provide an enabling environment for a free and fair election.’’