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Nigeria’s Speaker of the House Publishes Video Admonishing Chinese Ambassador Zhou Pingjian About the Situation in Guangzhou

In a notable break with diplomatic protocol, Nigeria’s Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, published a 2:20 minute excerpt of his meeting on Saturday with Chinese Ambassador Zhou Pingjian.

Normally, when an ambassador is called by a host government to on a sensitive political matter like this the discussion takes place behind closed doors and the details are not made public.

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