Involved Nigerians, a human rights and pro-democracy group, has counseled the imposed visa restriction by america Authorities on election riggers in Nigeria.
The group in a press release by the Convener, Deji Adeyanju, famous that the visa ban on some people for his or her actions in the course of the November 2019 Kogi and Bayelsa elections was a welcome improvement.
The assertion reads, â€œWe wish to commend the US Authorities for his or her decisive motion in imposing a visa ban on those that took half in manipulating and subverting the need of the individuals in Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.
â€œIt is crucial to notice that this visa ban will ship a robust sign to those that are at all times accessible for use by politicians to rig elections, manipulate outcomes and perpetrate violence throughout elections that actions have penalties.
â€œWe are additionally interesting to the US Authorities to increase the visa ban to Kano Authorities officers who manipulated the end result of the governorship election in 2019, INEC officers and political actors planning to rig the upcoming governorship elections in Edo and Ondo.
â€œThis visa ban will in no small measure assist deepen our democracy and guarantee transparency in our electoral course of. We’re additionally begging the US Authorities to as effectively ban corrupt authorities officers looting the nationâ€™s treasury.â€