Oct 26, 2013

Nigeria demands apology from US senator over his joke on Obamacare

The Nigerian ambassador to the United States on Thursday decried Sen. Ted Cruz’s joke earlier this week that “Nigerian
email scammers” built the government’s health care exchange website, saying his comments are offensive and demanded an apology.

Ambassador Ade Adefuye told POLITICO that Nigerians are “disappointed and shocked” by Cruz’s comments.“We deplore the statement, and we demand an apology, and we demand it be withdrawn,” Adefuye said.
Adefuye further said he was surprised when Cruz did not deny the “offensive” remarks, adding that it’s inappropriate for a senator to disparage an entire country to score political points....http://tijuh.kut/

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