“The UK takes a powerful stand in opposition to election-related violence and, simply as we did within the common election in 2019, will proceed to take motion in opposition to people we establish as being liable for violence through the elections.
“This might embody restrictions on their eligibility to journey to the UK, restrictions on entry to UK based mostly property or prosecution underneath worldwide legislation.
“The UK will proceed to offer assist and engagement as we transfer in the direction of these elections. We urge INEC, the Police and all different businesses concerned to work collectively to ship free, honest and credible elections,” it learn partly.
It additionally confirmed that the UK Excessive Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, has met with leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Get together (PDP), and known as for a hitch-free election.