Bill Clinton, a former President of the United States of America, has cancelled his visit to Nigeria on the invitation of the National Peace Committee.
He was billed to deliver a goodwill message during the signing ceremony of the National Peace Accord in Abuja between February 12, 2019, and February 13, 2019.
A statement that his spokesperson, Angel Ureña, made available to journalists on Monday, February 11, 2019, said the visit could be politicised.
“It has become apparent that President Clinton’s visit to Nigeria has the potential to be politicized in a way that is not in line with the goals of the Committee. Therefore, he will not be traveling to Abuja,” the statement partly read.
The statement added that Clinton would talk to President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress, Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsami Abubakar (Rtd) this week.