Nigerians React To Trump's Alleged Reference To Buhari As 'Lifeless'
Reactions have trailed a report in the Financial Times alleging that America’s President Donald Trump referred to President Muhammadu Buhari as ‘lifeless,’ after their meeting last April in the White House.
Trump was reported to have called Buhari, lifeless, after their April meeting, so claims global business newspaper, Financial Times in a recent publication.
Buhari and Trump met at the White House on April 30.
Both leaders discussed issues bordering on fighting terrorism and economic growth.
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“The first meeting, with Nigeria’s ailing 75-year-old Muhammadu Buhari in April, ended with the US president telling aides he never wanted to meet someone so lifeless again, according to three people familiar with the matter,” the newspaper claimed.
Nigerians have however shared diverse opinion on the report
See the reactions below:
Reading this piece in @BusinessDayNg makes it quite clear that those of us who supported Buhari in 2015 did not do our research properly.— Chxta (@Chxta) August 27, 2018
Link to piece: https://t.co/wypucrABNI
For me, thinking back to those heady days before the election has been a very humbling experience.
If the leader of the Free World can’t stand @MBuhari and believes that he is absolutely ‘lifeless’, can Nigeria expect any cooperation from the West with Buhari in charge. We need an assertive leader who can look Trump in the eye and say NO! Buhari is not that leader #RenosDarts— Reno Omokri (@renoomokri) August 27, 2018
Buhari went abroad to call us criminals and lazy. So, if Trump calls him lifeless, nothing spoil.— Faisal (@JajaPhD) August 27, 2018
As the great Jagaban notably said, “Better a Lifeless Buhari for another 4 years so we can have Yoruba president in 2023”.— Eze Pitakwa (@Ambrosia_Ijebu) August 27, 2018
I mean, what else could be more important than Yoruba president in 2023?
Only a #LifelessPresident will spend half of his term in a London hospital wasting tax payers’ money, ruin the country with the other half and insist on seeking re-election.— Adeyanju Deji ???? (@adeyanjudeji) August 27, 2018
How can @realDonaldTrump call @MBuhari #LifelessPresident— Egbo Daniel (@EgboDaniel1) August 27, 2018
Seems like he wants to start 3rd World War. Hahahaha
Ndi @APCNigeria over to you.@Amaka_Ekwo @NGRWailers @john_danfulani @YarKafanchan @seunokin @The_Jonathanian @MrStanleyNwabia @jacksonpbn #NigeriaDecides2019