The US gvernment has insisted that it has no favoured candidate for Nigeria’s general election .
At a town hall meeting held by the Niger-Delta Open Observatory, NOGO, on Saturday in Asaba, Delta State, the US Consul General, Will Stevens, said this.
Stevens also issued a warning that the US government would refuse visas to anyone who incited electoral violence.
“The US does not have a preferred candidate, full stop! We are not interested in a particular party or candidate.
“What we are interested in is free, fair, and credible elections that represent the people,” Stevens said.
He added that “the United States will discourage any politicians, citizens, or other parties who are encouraging electoral violence or seeking to undermine the electoral process.”