Donald Trump, the United States president referred to Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari as “lifeless” shortly after a meeting between the two leaders on April 30, according to Financial Times Monday.
Buhari, the first sub-Saharan Africa president to meet Trump since he was sworn in January 2017 as the 45th American president, was in the US for bilateral talks on Trump’s invitation.
That meeting, according to FT report citing three persons familiar with the matter, ended with Trump warning his aides that he never wanted to meet someone as lifeless as Buhari again,
American and Nigerian governments are yet to react to the publication published on the same day Kenya’s Uhuru Kenyatta will be at the White House.
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