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President Buhari has admitted that Nigeria is fantastically corrupt, a statement made by British PM Cameron. Buhari said this on Wednesday while he was fielding a question from a journalist with The Sky News in London at an anti-corruption event hosted by the Commonwealth.

The 29-minute video clip showed the president as answering "yes" to a question on whether Nigeria is fantastically corrupt.

The British Prime Minister, DaviPresident Muhammadu Buhari has admitted that Nigeria is fantastically corrupt.

President Buhari was fielding a question from a journalist with The Sky News in London on Wednesday at an anti-corruption event hosted by the Commonwealth.

The 29-minute video clip showed the president as answering "yes" to a question on whether Nigeria is fantastically corrupt.

The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, was on Tuesday caught on camera describing Nigeria and Afghanistan as fantastically corrupt.

Also asked if he was embarrassed by Cameron's remark, Buhari said: "No, no, not at all."

President Buhari was also heard in the video as responding "No, no, not at all" to a question on whether he would like an apology from the British Prime Minister.

Interview excerpts below:

Reporter: Will you like an apology from the British Prime Minister?

Buhari: No no, not at all.

Reporter: Are you embarrassed by what he (Cameron) said?

Buhari: No, I am not.

Reporter: Is Nigeria fantastically corrupt?

Buhari: Yes.

Meanwhile, Buhari's spokesman Garba Shehu had yester night said Cameron's remark was not reflective of his boss' anti-corruption disposition.

Source: Daily Trust
 
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