The United States Central Intelligence Agency, (CIA) has said that the United State of America will through satellite monitor Nigeria election and its outcome with promise to impose sanctions and visa denials to anyone culpable of election malpractices.
The Republican reports that the American agency also raised the alarm of influx of foreigners from Chad, Niger, Cameroon, Sudan, into Nigeria for the purpose of aiding electoral malpractices.
Read the CIA findings below:
“Over the past few weeks, we have recorded within the Chad, Niger area, a massive movement of mercenary and weapons. From our findings, we discovered that majority of the thugs and mercenaries including the possession of light heavy weapons were all contracted by personnel in the presence of Nigerian government to move into Nigeria for the purpose of aiding electoral malpractices.
“A satellite watch have been able to record a steady mass movement of thugs and other people to the Northern part of Nigeria.
“The number of aliens are from the nearby countries sharing boundaries with the Nigerian states in the North.
“They are Chad, Niger and Sudan. 60 to 65% are from Niger, 20-25% are from Chad and the rest 10-15% are from Sudan.
“The CIA hereby warns Nigerian government including the INEC to take note and avert any ill-practices that will lead to disaster and loss of lives including the peoples’ mandate towards their choices and preferences for leadership.
“The United States will not accept any action of electoral malpractices geared towards denying the people credible votes and election.
“The United States will not hesitate to impose a sanction and visa denial to any perpetrator of any threat to democracy in Nigeria.
“The United States will monitor vehemently the elections and its outcomes and the people’s mandate must be respected”, the statement said.