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US Congressman says important for Nigerian transition to succeed

US Democratic Congressman Donald Payne said on Monday it was important for Nigeria to make a success of its transition programme since it would have a positive impact on Africa as a whole. Speaking at a press conference in Abuja, Payne acknowledged that there were “good signs here on the political front. There certainly appears to be a real determination by the government and the people to move towards an elected government.”

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