Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Matthew Kukah, says Nigerian President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), should have spoken with his American counterpart, Joe Biden, last week, and not US Secretary of State, Anthony Blinken.
The fiery cleric, however, said “half bread is better than nothing”, adding that the meeting is a sign that Nigeria is going somewhere.
Kukah spoke at the 2021 edition of The Platform, an annual conference organised by the Senior Pastor of the Covenant Christian Centre, Lagos, Poju Oyemade.
Buhari in a virtual meeting on Tuesday met Blinken and had asked for the support of the Biden administration to tackle the security menace in Nigeria.
Buhari, who warned of a likely spill over of insecurity to neighbouring West African states, also called on the US to consider relocating US Africa Command from Stuttgart, Germany, to Africa, nearer the Theatre of Operation. Speaking on Saturday, Kukah said
Buhari Should Have Spoken With Biden–Bishop Kukah