Eniola Akinkuotu, AbujaThe United States Embassy in Nigeria has dismissed allegations levelled against it by the Buhari Campaign Organisation. The embassy called on Nigerians to be wary of fake news and rumours as the elections draw closer. The statement reads in part, “The United States Embassy in Nigeria wishes to reiterate, unequivocally, that we are not taking sides in Nigeria’s election. “We do not support any party or candidate. The statement added, “The United States is Nigeria’s long-term and enduring friend.
Source: Punch February 12, 2019 15:36 UTC