2019 Polls: British PM Endorses No Candidate — British High Commission
The British High Commission in Nigeria has declared that the recent visit of the British Prime Minister,Theresa May is not an endorsement of President Buhari or any other candidate.
The British Deputy High Commissioner to Nigeria, Laura Beaufils said this in her address at an interactive session organised for journalists by the Commission in Lagos where she also restated the UK government’s commitment to spending £47.4million on ‘Deepening Democracy in Nigeria Programme Phase 2 (DDiN2)’.
Speaking on UK’s role in deepening democracy in partnership with Nigeria, Beaufils stated that British government has neither the intention to influence the outcome of the 2019 general election nor does it have a preferred candidate.
“It is important to stress that the recent visit of the Prime Minister, Theresa May, to Nigeria was not an endorsement of support for the president or any candidate in the election next year.”