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Trump reportedly shuns Buhari as he invites Jonathan as Nigeria’s representative at his inauguration

By Osahon Ibizugbe

It has emerged that the US-president-elect, Donald Trump has failed to extend an invitation to President Muhammadu Buhari for his inauguration, rather, former president Goodluck Jonathan got an invitation to the ceremony.

This was revealed in a tweet by  the former Director, New Media of People Democratic Party (PDP), Deji Adeyanju.

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Recall that Trump had reportedly ignored to call President Buhari, who was among the first world leaders to congratulate him after he defeated Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton in the November 8 elections.

Trump has been making some comments that has got Nigerian government officials worried about the nature of relationship that would exist between the two countries after the exit of outgoing president Barack Obama.

Meanwhile, President Buhari  is taking a few days off as part of his annual leave and heading for the UK.

 

 

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7 thoughts on “Trump reportedly shuns Buhari as he invites Jonathan as Nigeria’s representative at his inauguration

  1. Sigh! Sitting heads of state are not invited to US presidential inaugurations. Do you get shunned for a non-existent invitation?
    To think, Vanguard should be aware of this.

  2. Nonsense….. anyway u only report ur wish and by the way who the hell is trump? Nigeria is too big for him to look down into.

      1. How exactly is Nigeria bigger than America? They have more people, more land, Their GDP is over 30 times that of Nigeria’s, their currency is worth 500 times what ours is worth, they have a far superior military power, a nuclear arsenal that can wipe nigeria of the map for good, so tell me you dimwit, how exactly is Nigeria bigger than America? Olodo

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