– UK High Commissioner for Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has given Nigerians an important message ahead of the 2023 elections.
– Laing gave the news on Tuesday, May 18, during a visit to Port Harcourt, capital of the state of Rivers.
– In your opinion, the elections of 2023 are very important for the life of Nigeria as a country.
Catriona Laing, the British High Commissioner for Nigeria, has urged Nigerians to allow free, fair and credible elections in 2023.
Vanguard only reports that Laing, however, said the United Kingdom would refuse visas to Nigerians disrupting 2023 elections.
The envoy said :
“I have a certain compassion for Nigeria because if we as Great Britain have any of these problems, your country has today we will fight. Here you deal with everything from rioting to kidnapping to piracy off the Gulf of Guinea, and you don’t have the big army and police for a country this size. “
Laing spoke about the expectations for the elections in Nigeria in 2023 and said that what happens in the elections is crucial not only for Nigeria but also for Africa for the world. Nigeria is a great democracy .
She said she would love if Nigeria produced two younger presidential candidates, both with female vice presidential candidates.
It it was reported that the US Mission announced this in a statement signed by Temitayo Famutimi on Friday April 30th, the Public Affairs Department of the US Consulate General.
Susan Tuller, the consular coordinator of the US mission country Edl y promised that efforts will be made to provide timely assistance to student visa applicants while protecting staff and customers.
In a related report, a Nigerian immigration attorney Femi Aina reported urged his country’s citizens not to rush to reapply for a visa if the United States and other countries refuse them.
Aina also urged Nigerians not to be too excited about Joe Biden’s election victory as President of the United States.
The immigration attorney said he did not share the excitement of some Nigerians who believe Biden’s government would open the US borders to immigrants.