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#2015Elections US Secretary of State to meet with Jonathan and Buhari

Kerry is expected in the country on Sunday, January 25, and upon arrival will meet with President Goodluck Jonathan and the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari.

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US Secretary of State, John Kerry

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Goodluck Jonathan of the PDP and the APC's Muhammadu Buhari are the major contenders for the Nigerian Presidency play

Goodluck Jonathan of the PDP and the APC's Muhammadu Buhari are the major contenders for the Nigerian Presidency

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The US Secretary of State, John Kerry is set to visit Nigeria in connection with the upcoming 2015 General elections.

Kerry is expected in the country on Sunday, January 25, and upon arrival will meet with President Goodluck Jonathan and the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Muhammadu Buhari.

The Secretary of State made the disclosure on Friday, January 23, while speaking on countering violent extremism at the ongoing World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

According to the US State Department, Kerry will visit Nigeria to “emphasize the importance of ensuring the upcoming elections are peaceful, non-violent, and credible.”

The Presidential election, which will hold on February 14, is the most eagerly anticipated and Jonathan and Buhari are the main contenders.

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