The United States government has reacted to the just-concluded Anambra governorship election, saying it is a reflection of the will of the people.
Charles Chukwuma Soludo of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), won in 19 of the 21 LGAs in the state, and on Wednesday, November 10, was declared winner of the election
The US mission, in a statement on Thursday, November 11, said it looks forward to more improvements in Nigeria’s electoral 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.”