Forward of Saturday’s Presidential and Nationwide Meeting elections, america, US, Embassy, in Nigeria, has denied reviews that the US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, described the Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Social gathering, Atiku Abubakar, as corrupt, or that he refused to satisfy with him when Atiku visited America, again in January.
The Embassy, subsequently, urged Nigerians to ignore the information, which has been described as ‘pretend’.
A false report credited to Pompeo, had learn: “Breaking Information: I personally refused to satisfy him (Atiku), or have something to do with him. I’m actually shocked that a person indicted in america of America of giant corruption, is being thought of for Nigerian President, and residents are even supporting him – US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo.”
Describing the report as false, nonetheless, the US requested Nigerians to discard it. The assertion learn partly: “The US Mission to Nigeria, has turn out to be conscious of fabric making the rounds purporting to be from US Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo. We need to state unequivocally, that the publish is pretend.
“You probably have seen such manufactured merchandise on Fb, or acquired it through WhatsApp, please talk that it’s false.”
The cheering information comes because the international mission says its Abuja workplace and Consulate Basic in Lagos shall be closed on Friday in recognition of the work-free day declared by the Federal Authorities.
The embassy mentioned this in a press release on Thursday in Abuja
The Federal Authorities has declared Friday, February 22 as a work-free day to allow Nigerians to organize for the rescheduled presidential and Nationwide Meeting Elections on Saturday, February 23.
“In recognition of this declaration and to encourage all our Nigerian staff to train their proper to vote, the U.S. Embassy in Abuja and the U.S. Consulate Basic in Lagos shall be closed.
“No consular providers shall be out there. If you have already got a daily visa or ACS appointment for that date, you can be contacted for rescheduling,” the embassy acknowledged.