– The United States of America Embassy said what ever happens to Nigeria affect the rest of the world
– This comes after the Federal Government of Nigeria told international communities not to interfere in the country’s internal issues
The United State via it Ambassador to Nigeria, Stuart Symington have made it known that whatever happens to Nigeria affect the rest of the world.
Stuart Symington in his statement made it known that only Nigerians can uphold the country’s democracy.
This recent statement was made via the American Embassy Twitter account.
The statement read: “Why does the United States support Nigeria’s democracy? Because what happens in Nigeria will affect the world and it depends on you. It depends on every Nigerian,” Stuart Symington.
This statement comes after the United States alongside the European Union EU and the United Kingdom UK had reacted to the suspension of the Chief Judge of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen by the Federal Government barely few days to the country’s General Election.
The Federal Government through the Special Assistant on media and publicity to the presidency, Garba Shehu on Saturday had warned against international interference in to the nation’s internal affair.
Garba Shehu in his statement had stressed that such reactions from the international community could undermine transparency and acceptability of the outcome of the general election.
He also said that the statement is capable of creating distraught and apprehension among citizens.
Moreover, the Federal Government had stated that the suspension of Justice Walter Onnoghen has nothing to do with the country’s forthcoming election.
In another news, the trial of Justice Walter Onnoghen with the Code of Conduct Tribunal has been pended until further notice based on an order from the Court of Appeal.