On Friday, the Government of Kogi State written official letter to U.S. on its visa ban for unknown persons responsible for sabotaging the Nigerian democratic execution and for sabotaging organized elections.

The Kogi Government letter, dated September 16 with reference number KGS/GO/ADM/25/II/XXX, and signed by Mrs Folashade Ayoade, the state’s Secretary to the Government, was addressed to the U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, NAN reports.

Mrs Folashade recognized that a copy of the letter was sent and received by the Embassy on September 17 and made available to journalists in Abuja on Friday, saying that the letter was directed by Alhaji Yahaya Bello, the State Governor.

Meanwhile  U.S. Government had ban some Nigerians politician found to have sabotaged the Nov. 2019 governorship election in Bayelsa and the Kogi States.

The U.K has also addressed whosoever sabotage Edo and Ondo States election will be added to the existing names.

But, the state Secretary in the letter which read in part said: “Please note that for the purpose of this protest letter, we are only interested in the citations to the extent that they’re preferable to Kogi State and her citizens.

“For the most part, we concede that elections in Nigeria are complex affairs which will continue to require improvements for the foreseeable future.

“The 2019 Kogi State Gubernatorial Election was also not without its challenges.

“However, it is also crystal clear from critical and composite analyses of the records (official, media, observers, etc.) of the November 16, 2019 polls that regrettable incidents were limited to a few polling units.”

“For instance, a U.S-based blog made inflammatory publications in which it named Bello of Kogi State, among others, as a definite recipient of your visa restriction.

“Although you have named no names, accuracy is of no moment to them, just base political expediency, and they quote unnamed U.S. State Department sources to give credibility to what is otherwise unproven.”

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