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Statement on the Concluded Ekiti State Gubernatorial Election
June 22, 2022

The United States Mission to Nigeria congratulates the citizens of Ekiti State on the largely peaceful conduct of the gubernatorial election on June 18.  We commend the concerted efforts of INEC staff and security personnel which helped facilitate a secure election with a credible outcome.  We note the election’s technical improvements including that the newly adopted bi-modal verification accreditation system (BVAS) functioned properly in the vast majority of polling stations.  We encourage all citizens to register to vote as the country moves towards national elections.