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US applauds Jonathan, Buhari non-violent pledge

By Vera Anyagafu

The US government has applauded the display of oneness shown by both President Goodluck Jonathan and General Buhari by signing a non-violence pledge.

Both Presidential aspirants have publicly signed the non-violent accord in the forthcoming elections.

According to statement made available to the press, the US Government encourages all candidates and political leaders across Nigeria to make similar pledges.

“We remain committed to working with Nigeria to strengthen its democratic institutions in the years to come.  As part of that effort, we continue to support the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in its crucial task of achieving transparent, credible, inclusive, and non-violent elections in February, 2015”, the statement said.





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