European Union to El-Rufai,  your threat can’t stop our election observation mission

The European has reacted to Mr. Nasir El-Rufai threat that Nigerian would kill any foreign force  who intervenes in her general elections.

EU delegation said el-rufai threat would not prevent them from observing the Nigeria elections that will be holding February 16th and March 2nd.

“We are aware of the comments by the Governor of Kaduna about non-interference by foreigners during a talk show on the elections Tuesday 5 February.

“The EU only deploys an election observation mission when it is invited to do so by the authorities of a country. The EU has been invited to observe all of the general elections in Nigeria since 1999. Thus this is the sixth time the EU is observing elections in Nigeria.

“The Independent National Electoral Commission invited the EU to deploy an observation mission for the 2019 general elections.

El-Rufai’s comments made when he appeared on Nigerian Television Authority on Tuesday has led to wide critiques, with the main opposition party calling for his ban from traveling abroad.

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