Security Alert – Potential Violence in Kogi State

Location: Kogi State, Nigeria

Event: Kogi Elections November 16, 2019

As of mid-November 2019, election observers and participants are cautioned that violence at polling locations may occur during the upcoming Kogi State elections.

Actions to Take: 

  • Review your personal security plans.
  • Avoid demonstrations and large crowds.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Carry proper Identification, including a U.S. passport with a current Nigerian visa
  • Keep a low profile.