President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday agreed with the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, that Nigeria is a “fantastically corrupt” country.
Buhari spoke briefly with Sky News’ Diplomatic Editor, Dominic Waghorn, after he delivered his keynote address at the Commonwealth event tagged “Tackling corruption together: A conference for civil society, business and government leaders” held at the Commonwealth Secretariat, London.
The brief interaction took place as Buhari was making his way out of the venue alongside some dignitaries.
According to a video of the interaction posted on the news medium’s website and monitored by our correspondent, the President also told his interviewer that he was not embarrassed by Cameron’s statement.
The following discussion ensued:
Waghorn: Will you like an apology from the Prime Minister?
Buhari: No, no. Not at all.
Waghorn: Are you embarrassed by what he (Cameron) said?
Buhari: No I’m not.
Waghorn: Is Nigeria fantastically corrupt?
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