We respect Nigeria’s sovereignty – UK – The United Kingdom, UK, has, Tuesday, emphasized that it salutes Nigeria’s supremacy & would never get involve with her domestic issues, particularly as respects the polls in the nation.
The UK, through the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Ms Catriona Laing, likewise said that it would send more than 100 eyewitnesses to monitor fifteen states in Nigeria amid the general polls.
Ms Catriona Laing revealed this while talking as a visitor on Nigerian Info FM in Abuja on Tuesday.
As indicated by her, “it is our job to stand with the people of Nigeria in this democratic journey.”
“As an independent observer country, we respect Nigeria’s sovereignty; it is our job to stand with the people of Nigeria in this democratic journey.”
“The process is what matters to us. This is why we will be deploying over 100 observers covering 15 states to support observer missions from the European Union, United States Diplomatic Mission in Nigeria and other local observers.”
“We are confident that many things have been put in place since 2015 to strengthen the process. We’ve invested heavily as a partner with the Independent National Electoral Commission and civil societies to strengthen those institutions and make the process stronger.”
This is approaching on the backdrop of the advanced position by the Buhari-drove administration, cautioning foreign spectator assignment not to get involved with the happening of Nigeria.
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