The United States says it is compiling reports on the 2019 general elections with a view to giving a proper response on it.
The US said it was actively involved with political happenings in the country, particularly regarding the 2019 election .

The US Assistant Secretary of State , Bureau of African Affairs , Tibor Nagy, said this in a telephone press conference on Tuesday .
Nagy said during the build- up to the elections , the US Ambassador , Stuart Symington , and his team took many steps to ensure that things went smoothly .

The US official said in the pre- election period , in the election period and currently in the post- election period , they are providing phenomenal guidance to Washington on how the US Government should and should not respond to the election- related matters.
He said , “ So , just rest assured that the United States of America Embassy and the Consulate in Lagos , are actively involved and are doing an absolutely superb job to monitor events and to provide guides on how Washington should react to whatever the events there are .

“ As you know , our secretary did make a telephone call . ”
Prior to the Presidential and National Assembly election, the United States Secretary of State , Michael Pompeo , was reported to have placed a call across to the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic , Alhaji Atiku Abubakar , for a free , fair and credible election in the country while President Donald Trump called Buhari .
The US had threatened to place a visa ban on persons involved in electoral violence .

The American Government had said , “ We , and other democratic nations , will be paying close attention to actions of individuals who interfere in the democratic process or instigate violence against the civilian population before , during , or after the elections .
“ We will not hesitate to consider consequences – including visa restrictions – for those found to be responsible for election- related violence .


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