White House confirms President Trump’s call to President Buhari
By Rita Chioma
The United States of America has finally confirmed that President Donald Trump did indeed speak with President Muhammadu Buhari.
The confirmation came on Tuesday, February 14 through White House Press Secretary and Communications Director, Sean Michael Spicer during his introduction of Tuesday’s White House Press Briefing.
Spicer told media men present that President Trump spoke with President Buhari of Nigeria and Jacob Zuma of South Africa and also received the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau on Monday, February 13.
Recall that US-owned international news media CNN had confirmed the conversation between the Nigerian leader and and his American counterpart amid insinuations in some quarters that President Buhari may have not had conversation with Trump because he was allegedly too sick to do so.
White House Press secretary Sean Michael Spicer confirmed Trump’s call to President Buhari in Tuesday’s press briefing.
The delay by the White House in its confirmation of the conversation between the two leaders on its official social media handles fueled speculation that all may not be well.
However, the White House’s confirmation on Tuesday, about 24 hours after the phone call between the two presidents puts a full stop to speculations that President Buhari may not be feeling well