United States Imposes VISA Restrictions on Nigerians who disrupted the 2023 Elections in Nigeria.
The United States of America has made do of its promise to impose VISA restrictions and ban on any individual or groups who undermine the 2023 elections in Nigeria during the heat up to the electioneering period. You can see more details below.
Secretary of state’s, Anthony J. Blinken stated this today when he said; “Taking steps to impose VISA Restrictions on individuals involved in undermining the democratic process during the Nigeria’s 2023 elections cycle.
He further stated that the United States is committed to supporting and advancing democracy in Nigeria and around the world.
“Today, I am announcing that we have taken steps to impose visa restrictions on specific individuals in Nigeria for undermining the democratic process during Nigeria’s 2023 elections cycle. These actions are specific to certain individuals and are not directed at the Nigerian people or the Government of Nigeria as whole.
under section 212 (a)(3)C) of the Immigration and Nationality Act, these individuals will be subject to restrictions on visas to the United States under a policy covering those believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, undermining democracy. These individuals have been involved in intimidation of voters through threats and physical violence, the manipulation of vote results, and other activity that undermines Nigeria’s democratic process.
The decision to take steps to impose visa restrictions reflects the continued commitment of the United states to support Nigerian aspirations to strengthen democracy and the rule of law.,
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