EU election monitoring group reacts to El-Rufai's threat | The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper - Nigeria and World News

We’ve met with a wide range of candidates, parties, election officials, security agencies, CSOs, + have enjoyed good cooperation at federal and state levels,” the statement read.

~ The Guardian

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