Uk To Invest 47.4m POUNDS In Nigeria’s 2019 Elections

The British Deputy High Commissioner in Nigeria, Laure Beaufils, has, over the weekend, disclosed that the UK government will spend about 47. 4 million pounds on Deepening Democracy in Nigeria Programme Phase 2 (DDiN2).

Beaufils said this during an interactive session with journalists to mark the 2018 International Day of Democracy, tagged, ‘Deepening Democracy in Nigeria’. According to her, the UK government will be contributing significantly to the goal of free, fair, credible, and peaceful 2019 elections in Nigeria and to ensure this, the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos has outlined measures that will support the success of the polls next year.

Speaking also, Programme Coordinator, Deepening Democracy in Nigeria (DDiN2), Damilare Babalola, stated that the British Deputy High Commission is working earnestly with relevant stakeholders to deepen democracy and to, within the next six months, ensure free and fair polls and best elections outcomes.

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