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Anambra poll: US Warns Against Election Fraud; to Penalize Violators

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The United States has warned that it will be paying close attention to Anambra State as the November 6 elections draws near stating that it will not hesitate to consider consequences – including visa restrictions – for those found to be responsible for election-related violence or undermining the democratic process.

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In a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, titled, “Statement on the upcoming Anambra elections,” the United States called on citizens, electoral officials, party members, and security force personnel to do their part in ensuring a credible and secure electoral process. The statement reads: “We will be paying close attention to the actions of individuals who interfere with the democratic process or instigate violence against civilian populations before, during, or after the elections.

“We will not hesitate to consider consequences – including visa restrictions – for those found to be responsible for election-related violence or undermining the democratic process.

“Under US immigration law, certain violations also may lead to restrictions on family members.”

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