The outcome of the Anambra governorship election represents the desire of the people – US government

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The US government has reacted to the recently concluded Anambra governorship election, saying it reflects the choice of the people.

Charles Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) won in 19 of the state’s 21 LGAs and was proclaimed the winner of the election on Wednesday, November 10.

In a statement issued on Thursday, November 11, the US delegation stated that it anticipates more changes in Nigeria’s voting process.

“The United States government congratulates the citizens of Anambra State for the peaceful conduct of the gubernatorial election on November 6, the outcome of which reflects the will of the people,” the statement reads.

“We note the tremendous challenges faced by INEC and security force personnel on the ground and commend the efforts that led to a secure election with a credible outcome.

“We also applaud the engagement from our civil society partners for their tireless advocacy on behalf of voters and electoral transparency.

“We look forward to continued improvements in the electoral process as the country heads into gubernatorial elections in Osun and Ekiti in 2022 and national elections in 2023.”


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