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Nigeria in many respect is 'gateway to Africa' - U.S. diplomat | Africanews - 2 months ago, 10 Nov 10:18

By: Abdur Rahman Alfa ...

The United States Assistant Secretary of State for Africa is currently on a tour of Africa. He was on Thursday in Nigeria where he met a wide range of political actors.

Nagy in his remarks at stressed the importance of the west African nation to the world. Nigeria is Africa’s most populous and has the biggest economy.

“Nigeria, of course, is in many respects the gateway to Africa. How could I not go to Nigeria if I was going to Africa?” the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria quoted him as having said.

The candidate that the U.S. supports in the Nigerian elections is the election process itself.

In addressing a joint press conference with Nigeria’s elections chief, Nagy said the U.S. had only one candidate in the upcoming general elections.

“The candidate that the U.S. supports in the Nigerian elections is the election process itself,” he said in Abuja after meeting the Independent Electoral Commission, ...
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