• Home
  • News
  • 2023 Elections: FG backs US visa ban on Nigerians who undermine democracy
News

2023 Elections: FG backs US visa ban on Nigerians who undermine democracy

The federal government has stated that it supports the US visa ban on Nigerians who try to undermine the 2023 elections.

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed expressed this during a speech at the 20th Edition of President Mohammadu Buhari Administration Scorecard Series (2015-2023) in Abuja, on Monday, January 30.

He stated that the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government remains committed to ensuring free, fair and credible elections.

“As a government, we are proud to say that no administration, since Nigeria’s return to democratic rule in 1999, has shown more fidelity to the democratic process than ours.

“No President, since 1999, has been as unambiguous as President Muhammadu Buhari, in word and in deed, with regards to leaving office after the constitutionally-stipulated two terms,” the minister stated.

“Let those who undermine our democracy be sanctioned, and let them carry their own cross. As a government, we have no reason to worry because our hands are clean.” he added.

He further stressed that President Buhari has given unprecedented support to INEC by signing the Electoral Act 2022 into law and introducing other electoral innovations.

Related posts

We must do everything within our power to end insecurity – President Buhari tells NASS members

theKorrespondent

If the United Nations adopts and imposes sanctions against Russia, we will comply with UN’s resolution – Geoffrey Onyeama

theKorrespondent

Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria vows to appeal member’s life sentence for sodomy

theKorrespondent

Leave a Comment

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More