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.
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.