Trump Sacks Tillerson As Secretary Of State Hours After Visit To Nigeria

Trump Sacks Tillerson As Secretary Of State Hours After Visit To Nigeria

By Wires | The Trent on March 13, 2018
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Rex Tillerson, Buhari, Nigeria, Sack
Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivering remarks on March 27, 2015, in Washington. | AP/Evan Vucci

Just when Rex Tillerson, the United States secretary of state, was in high spirits, throwing jokes with President Muhammadu Buhari in the Aso Presidential Villa in Abuja.

But this afternoon he suddenly found himself out of work.

The US president just announced Rex Tillerson’s dismissal in a tweet some hours ago.

That is the story of United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who was on Tuesday [March 13, 2018] afternoon sacked by President Donald Trump and promptly replaced.

Trump wrote : ”Mike Pompeo, Director of the CIA, will become our new Secretary of State. He will do a fantastic job!

He was fired via Twitter by Trump, who tweeted: “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!”



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