The United States has demanded the peaceful conduct of Saturday’s governorship election in Ondo State.
The US Embassy in Nigeria made the call in a statement on Tuesday.
The mission urged all stakeholders to continue to work toward free, fair and transparent. elections.
America reiterated its 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 said it remained committed to the U.S.-Nigeria partnership.
The statement said America would continue to work with Nigeria to achieve mutual goals of peace and prosperity for the citizens of both countries.
The major candidates are Governor Rotimi Akeredolu (All Progressives Congress), Deputy Governor Ajayi Agboola (Zenith Labour Party), and Rotimi Jegede (People’s Democratic Party).
You may be interested
Photos of men cutting off security cameras at the Lekki toll gate moments before the shootings startedadmin - October 20, 2020
Moments before the sporadic shooting of unharmed protesters, by the Nigeria armed forces at the Lekki Toll Gate, a photo…
Lekki/Ikoyi Toll Gate has been set on fire (VIDEO)admin - October 20, 2020
Nigeria is going through one of its worst times and its getting really bad. Reports reaching us this evening confirm…
Protesters struggle to remove bullet from victim’s body as Lekki End SARS protesters are shot atadmin - October 20, 2020
Brave End SARS protesters were captured on camera trying to remove a bullet from the leg of a young man…