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Donald Trump fires Secretary of State a day after visiting Nigeria, makes immediate replacement

Trump fires Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson who is on an African tour and replaces him with CIA Director, Mike Pompeo

President Donald Trump of the United State has fired US secretary of state, Rex Tillerson. This is coming after President Buhari on Monday received the US Secretary of State in Aso Rock.

Buhari had after his meeting with Tillerson said the Federal Government preferred the option of negotiation to rescue the abducted students.

Trump made the announcement on twitter saying, ‘Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job! Thank you to Rex Tillerson for his service! Gina Haspel will become the new Director of the CIA, and the first woman so chosen. Congratulations to all!’.

Its not clear the reason for this shockong move to oust the top diplomat.

In a brief statement sent to the press, Pompeo said he was “grateful” to have worked for the CIA.

Here’s his full statement:

“I am deeply grateful to President Trump for permitting me to serve as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and for this opportunity to serve as Secretary of State. His leadership has made America safer and I look forward to representing him and the American people to the rest of the world to further America’s prosperity.

Serving alongside the great men and women of the CIA, the most dedicated and talented public servants I have encountered, has been one of the great honors of my life. I am proud of the work we have done on behalf of America and know that the Agency will continue to thrive under the leadership of Gina Haspel.

If confirmed, I look forward to guiding the world’s finest diplomatic corps in formulating and executing the President’s foreign policy. In my time as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, I have worked alongside many remarkable Foreign Service officers and Department of State leaders serving here in the United States and on the very edge of freedom. I know I will learn from them and, as President Trump set out in his State of the Union Address, work hard to ensure that ‘our nation will forever be safe and strong and proud and mighty and free.'”

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  1. Jeffry Ezekiel says

    And he also fired his amnesty chairman…. Clap for them….. .

  2. Bawa Adams says

    Did u bother to know why he fire his secretary of State?

  3. Oludare Ajanaku says

    In the Sight of Donald Trumph, Nigeria Is A Terrorist Country.

    1. Yusuf Tafida says

      Abi? Then why selling them F12 tucano jet? That means they (america) are the leaders of all terrorists around the world

  4. Yusuf Tafida says

    And so what? Mtwch

  5. Arinze Justine Onyema says


  6. Felix Akpofure says

    Such news can only be seen or heard on this useless platform

  7. Jessica Jessika says

    WIFE: Darling, your boss called today and said you’ve been sacked.
    WIFE: I already did, so u can go back to work on Monday.
    *Husband fainted*

  8. Kings Oghina says

    Abi him the if money come here ?
    Because Nigeria na to theif go dem sabi.

  9. Etuk Frederick says

    So,whats the big deal?

  10. Chinonso Basil says

    Correct man ….

  11. Iliya Abdullahi says

    How does it concern Nigeria?

  12. John Cine Wilcox says

    Worst informers

  13. Drogba Mania Tito says


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