Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the United States of
America has declared to support Nigeria in conducting
The US made the pledged through its Consul General in
Lagos, Mr. F. John Bray.
Bray who, spoke on the theme, “Media and Transparency of
the 2019 Elections,” at the event marking the World Press
Freedom Day, tasked journalists on delivering objective and
balanced reporting during the elections.
Bray said, “As the 2019 election draws near, the U.S. Mission
supports your efforts to provide objective and balanced
reporting to the Nigerian people.”
He added that his country was putting together an election
reporting training, scheduled to take place in four cities
across Nigeria, and it will be co-facilitated by Voice of
America’s Director of International Media Training and a
renowned Nigerian journalism professor.”
He said this will help reporters to further understand their
huge responsibility of reporting accurately on elections and
electoral processes in the country.