Updated: February 27, 2021
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is taller than most members of his cabinet, although he is slimmer as well, because as his fans and allies put it, he has lived a righteous life and has not stolen Nigeria’s oil money like those with exploding stomachs.
In pictures with the Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Mr Buhari who is seeking a second term in office, often appears twice as tall.
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But on Thursday, the Nigerian leader met a man taller than him and taller than almost every member of his cabinet.
The man in question was ECOWAS Parliament Speaker, Rt Hon Moustapha Cisse LO, who was at the presidential villa in Abuja on an official visit.
A picture sent to TODAY NEWS Africa showed Mr Buhari who often tallers than cabinet members in photographs beaten by Mr Cisse Lo.
During the interaction, Mr Buhari vowed to continue to support ECOWAS, a regional body in West Africa.