On Saturday 28 March 2015, Nigerians will go to the polls to elect their President and federal law makers.
President Obama released a video message to the Nigerian people to highlight the opportunity that the upcoming elections present for all Nigerians to stand together in rejecting violence and extremism and instead show their support for a more peaceful, secure, and prosperous future.
In the video message President Obama reiterates the need to keep Nigeria one, the essence of a free, fair and credible elections and the fact that violence has no place in the democratic process.
Watch the video below:
For elections to be credible, they must be free, fair and peaceful -President @Obama http://t.co/8K3gGN9EQI #NigeriaDecides
— U.S. Mission Nigeria (@USEmbassyAbuja) March 23, 2015