From AIDOGHIE PAULINUS, Abuja
The United States(US) has charged participants in Saturday’s Ond State governorship election to ensure a credible election that reflects the will of the people.
It urged all the stakeholders in the political process to work towards a free, fair, transparent and peaceful election in the state.
This is contained in a statement issued on its Facebook page of the United States Diplomatic Mission to Nigeria.
The statement reads: “The United States urges all stakeholders to continue to work toward free, fair, transparent, and peaceful elections in Ondo State. We reiterate our 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 further said it remained committed to the U.S.- Nigeria partnership as both countries work together to achieve their mutual goals of peace and prosperity for the citizens of both countries.