Stuart Symington

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington has urged Nigerians to have free, credible, transparent and peaceful polls.

He made this known in a broadcast which was shared on his verified Twitter handle on Tuesday 5th February 2019.

The ambassador called on Nigerians to work together and ensure that their votes count.

He said:
“It is absolutely important for the citizens of Nigeria to personally take part in the elections beginning right now by making sure they know what their rights are.
“It is very important that you work together to ensure your votes count”.

“As we get ready for your elections, one of the most important things is that there is level playing field, meaning that no officials, no security forces, no electoral officials, no politicians seek to influence you in a way that is not consistent with Nigerian law.