Trump sacks Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, a day after visiting Nigeria

Rex Tillerson has been removed as the Secretary of State, ending a tumultuous tenure as America’s top diplomat that was marked by a series of public disagreements with his boss — President Donald Trump.

Trump plans to appoint CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace the former Exxon Mobil chief executive. The president picked deputy CIA Director Gina Haspel to run the spy agency.

Just on Monday, March 12, Tillerson visited Nigeria on the last leg of his official visits to Africa, being the first high-ranking official under the Trump administration to do so.

He met President Muhammadu Buhari during the visit, where they discussed issues of mutual interest to both countries.

The ex-Secretary of State had also warned Nigeria and the rest of Africa against accessing financial help from China.

Trump announced Tillerson’s sacking via his verified Twitter handle.


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