The Social Democratic Party SDP governorship candidate in Kogi state, Natasha Akpoti has applauded the US government’s decision to place a visa ban on individuals found guilty of rigging the November 16, 2019 Kogi state governorship election.
Natasha ran against the incumbent Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello, and lost. She filed a petition against the election results but lost at the Supreme court. The apex court held that she and her party failed to substantiate their claims that the governorship election was rigged.
The US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, released a statement on Monday, September 14, announcing visa restrictions for some individuals for their actions in the November 2019 Kogi and Bayelsa State elections and in the run-up to the September and October 2020 Edo and Ondo State elections… read more here