The presidency, has reacted to the recent report where in US added Nigeria to the list of countries that violates religious rights.
Recall that the U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, made reference to the killings of Shiite protesters and the violence in Nigeria’s middle belt as some of the reasons for its stance.
In its earlier reaction on Sunday, Nigeria government through Minister of Information, Lai Muhammad described the stance of the U.S. as an “orchestrated narrative that has long been discredited”.
The government also blamed the ‘political opposition’ for sparing “no resources in deriving political capital from the various security challenges in the country.”
However, rather than respond to the allegations in the report on Sunday, President Buhari through his spokesperson, Mr Adesina blasted the U.S. government for speaking about Nigeria.
“In international relations, you respect the internal affairs of other countries. The U.S. itself has enough to chew solving its own problems not to talk of poke-nosing into that of another country.”
“No man, no country, nobody has appointed them the policeman of the world, let them face their own issues”, Mr Adesina said.