British Prime Minister David Cameron has described Afghanistan and Nigeria as “fantastically corrupt” countries during a summit he is hosting this week.
In a video released on Tuesday, Cameron was caught on camera making the remarks to the British Queen and some political figures while speaking about Thursday’s anti-corruption summit to be held in London.
“We had a very successful Cabinet meeting this morning to talk about our anti-corruption summit. We’ve got the Nigerians, actually we’ve got the leaders of some fantastically corrupt countries coming to Britain,” he told the Queen.
“Nigeria and Afghanistan [are] possibly the two most corrupt countries in the world.”
This is while the leaders of both countries mentioned have already acknowledged that they have problems with corruption and eagerly expressed readiness to attend the summit.
Reacting to Cameron’s comments, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari accused the British premier…