United States announces visa restrictions on some individuals in Nigeria

United States has announced visa restrictions on specific individuals in Nigeria.

The American government said those affected undermined the democratic process in a recent election.

The recent electoral races in the country were the governorship polls in Anambra, Ekiti and Osun States.

A statement by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, reiterated the commitment of the U.S. to supporting and advancing democracy in Nigeria and around the world.