PDP caucus seeks visa bans over Kogi, Bayelsa polls

The Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives led by Kingsley Chinda has condemned the recent elections held in Kogi and Bayelsa States, calling for visa ban and travel restrictions against those involved in the alleged manipulation, distraction and violence recorded during the exercise.

According to Punch, The caucus, in a statement by Chinda issued in Abuja, urged other countries to emulate the United States of America by moving against those who frustrate electoral and democratic processes.

The lawmakers stated that the alleged acts offend the fundamental human rights of people to choose as well as the Constitution, which all security agents, President Muhammadu Buhari and Independent  National Electoral Commission officials swore to protect.

imposition of visa ban and travel restrictions on all individuals within INEC, security agencies and politicians of all political parties who are involved in any form of electoral offences and violence. This will prove to Nigerians that the world is standing with them, and deter future occurrences.

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