Information on a Decree which stated that election officials involved in violence would be penalized. This Decree was issued before the December election. [NGA9047]
Published information on this specific topic is currently
unavailable to the IRBDC in Ottawa.
A representative of the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington
mentioned that there was an announcement by the government to the
effect that election officials found guilty of malpractice would
face penalties. This source was not able to specify whether it was
an official Decree.
Further information on this subject is currently unavailable to
the IRBDC in Ottawa. Bibliography
Embassy of Nigeria. 17 July 1991.
Telephone interview with