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US imposes visa ban on politicians over election rigging

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Time to show Nigerian politicians exit door from the United States gradually becoming a reality as the government set to effect travel ban policy.

The US publicizes impose a visa denial on politicians who contributed disruption or manipulate the 2019 governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States.

This action is in the run-up ahead of the  September and October 2020 governorship polls in Edo and Ondo respectively.

Morgan Ortagus, who is the spokesperson for the Department of State, divulged this in an announcement on Monday.

She said In July 2019, the imposition of visa was introduced to restraint Nigerians who “undermined the February and March 2019 elections”

“Today, the Secretary of State is imposing additional visa restrictions on individuals for their actions surrounding the November 2019 Kogi and Bayelsa State elections and in the run up to the September and October 2020 Edo and Ondo State elections,” the assertion learn partly.

It explained that these people whose identities weren’t disclosed, “operated with impunity” at the expense of the Nigerian people and have thwarted “democratic principles.”

It mentioned the embargo was in furtherance of its devotion to consolidating democracy in Nigeria.

If the law is implemented most Nigerians will be at the jubilating end to see greedy political leaders restricted from America.

SOURCE: Scannews24.com
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