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WASHINGTON, DC – Today, U.S. Senators Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), Chris Coons (D-DE), Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and John Boozman (R-AR) introduced a resolution calling on the Nigerian government to demonstrate leadership in addressing the dual challenges of Boko Haram and ensuring peaceful, transparent, and credible presidential elections.   

A copy of the resolution is available here

The resolution: 

  • Condemns Boko Haram for its violent attacks
  • Urges the government of Nigeria to cooperate with regional and international partners to defeat Boko Haram and to conduct timely, credible, transparent, and peaceful elections
  • Calls on candidates, party officials, and adherents to refrain from any rhetoric or action that seeks to inflame tension