The government of the United States of America has congratulated people of Edo State and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the peaceful conduct of Governorship election in the state
The US, in its Twitter handle sighted by TheNigeriaLawyer (TNL), also commended governor Obaseki and Pastor Ize-Iyamu for their contributions to the peaceful election
Congratulations to the people of Edo State on a credible and peaceful governorship election. We thank the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the Nigerian security services on the positive role they played in the election and commend their work in strengthening Nigeria’s democracy.
We recognize the critical role that Governor Godwin Obaseki and Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu played in promoting peace. We also thank our civil society partners for their invaluable work in upholding democracy and accountability in this election.
As a democratic partner of Nigeria, the United States remains committed to working together to achieve our mutual goals of peace and prosperity for the citizens of both our countries.