Former American President Bill Clinton has canceled his trip to Nigeria ahead of Saturday’s general elections, saying the visit could be “politicised,” CNN has reported.n
Newsnow had But reported that the 42nd President of the United States of America and Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Baroness Patricia Scotland, had been named dignitaries for the goodwill messages at the signing of a National Peace Accord scheduled to take place at the International Conference Centre, Abuja, on Wednesday, February 13.
But earlier on Monday , the All Progressives Congress, APC , in a statement issued by the Director of Strategic Communication of President Muhammadu Buhari campaign organization, Mr. Festus Keyamo, has accused the United States of America of undue interference in Nigeria internal affairs. He even accused the US of issuing visa to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar.
This may have prompted Clinton to reconsider his visit for the second leg of the Peace Accord slated for Wednesday.