A bunch known as Democracy Vanguard of Nigeria in Diaspora (DVND) has written to america of America by its Nigerian Ambassador, Mary Beth Leonard, asking the US authorities to put Visa ban on 80 senators who allegedly voted towards the digital transmission of election leads to Nigeria.
The group additionally requested President Muhammadu Buhari to withhold assent to any Electoral Act Modification Invoice that doesn’t help transmission of election outcomes electronically.
The six-page letter dated July 19, 2021, signed by President of the group, Timothy Sule, and made out there to newsmen on Sunday in Abuja, mentioned the 80 senators included 52 that allegedly voted towards the digital transmission of outcomes and 28 senators that had been absent on the crimson chamber on the voting day.
Some senators had been accused of voting towards the digital transmission of outcomes from the polling models, throughout the clause by clause consideration of report of the Senate Committee on INEC on the Electoral Act Modification Invoice final week.
The group described the “motion” of the senators as shameful, disdainful and reprehensible, including “it smacks of a transparent contempt for the Nigerian folks.”
The letter which comprises the names of the 80 senators reads partly, “We name on america, the UK, the European Union, Canada, African Union and all ally international locations to take pressing actions to nip this brewing conflagration within the bud earlier than it consumes the nation and create a large refugee disaster on this planet.”