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Nigeria Elections: US VP Calls Goodluck Jonathan, Muhammadu Buhari

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Vice President of the United States of America, Joe Biden.

Below is a statement by the government of the United states of America regarding the upcoming elections in Nigeria.

“Biden’s Calls with Nigerian President, Presidential Candidate

18 March 2015
THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Vice President
Washington, D.C.
March 18, 2015

Readout of the Vice President’s Calls with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and Presidential Candidate Muhammadu Buhari

Vice President Biden spoke today with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the Nigerian presidential election, which is scheduled for March 28. The Vice President commended President Jonathan and General Buhari for signing the Abuja Accord in mid-January as a show of their commitment to non-violence throughout the election process. The Vice President further expressed the United States’ support for the Nigerian Independent National Electoral Commission and its work to deliver free, fair, and credible elections, in part through its essential efforts to distribute Permanent Voter Cards and help ensure that electronic voter card readers are in place and fully operational. He also noted his concern about the violence during some recent election-related events and reiterated the need for both candidates to make clear that such violence has no place in democratic elections. Vice President Biden affirmed that the United States stands with the Nigerian people in support of credible and peaceful elections, and will continue to stand with the Nigerian people whatever the outcome.”

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