- The US government has congratulated the citizens of Anambra state for the peaceful conduct of the November 6 governorship lection
- In a statement release on Wednesday, November 10, the US said the outcome of the poll reflects the will of the people
- The US added that it looks forward to continued improvements in Nigeria's electoral process especially as the country heads into two guber elections in 2022 and general elections in 2023
The United States government has reacted to the victory of Professor Charles Soludo, the candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) in the just concluded Anambra governorship election.
Soludo who won in 19 of the 21 LGAs in the state was declared winner of the election on Wednesday morning.
US speaks on 2023 elections
The US, in a statement, also said it looks forward to more improvements in Nigeria’s electoral process.
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“We note the tremendous challenges faced by INEC and security force personnel on the ground and commend the efforts that led to a secure election with a credible outcome
“We also applaud the engagement from our civil society partners for their tireless advocacy on behalf of voters and electoral transparency.
“We look forward to continued improvements in the electoral process as the country heads into gubernatorial elections in Osun and Ekiti in 2022 and national elections in 2023.”
Anambra governorship election: APC chieftain hails Buhari over smooth conduct of poll
In a related development, Promise Emmanuel, the chief press secretary of the Kogi state deputy governor, Chief Edward Onoja, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for the smooth conduct of the Anambra governorship election.
Emmanuel, popularly known as 'Kogi Rebel', made the comment in an exclusive interview with Legit.ng on Wednesday, November 10.
He stated that the recently concluded Anambra governorship election is a game-changer and an improvement in previous elections despite the challenges witnessed in the build-up and during the exercise.