US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, replacing him with the director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo.
Thanking Mr Tillerson for his service on Twitter, Mr Trump said the new state secretary would do “a fantastic job”.
Mr Tillerson, a former chief executive of ExxonMobil, was only appointed to the job just over a year ago.
Mr. Tillerson, just yesterday paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in Aso rock. He stated that the US govt is ready to assist with the rescue of the kidnapped Dapchi school girls.