The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) has hailed the US for imposing visa restrictions on election offenders in Nigeria.
CISLAC urged the UK and different European international locations to take the identical motion.
The Govt Director, Auwal Musa, gave the commendation in a press release on Wednesday.
He mentioned the motion would restore equity, credibility and transparency to Nigeria’s electoral course of.
The activist described it as restoration of eroding democratic rules and core values.
He condemned unchecked violence, vote shopping for and poll looting throughout elections.
“CISLAC expresses whole help to the brand new coverage, which has validated the years of persistent calls for by civil society, human rights and anti-corruption activists for stringent worldwide measures to discourage electoral violence and fraud that undermine democratic rules in Nigeria.
“We aren’t unaware of the shortage of political will in any respect ranges of presidency to deal with electoral violence, despite the existence of legal guidelines and studies from a number of panels and commissions, with suggestions,” Musa added.