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President Buhari Emerges the Most Followed African Leader - Records

Nigerian president Mohammadu Buhari Emerges the Most followed African Leader on Twitter according to Verified records.



Burson Cohn and Wolfe, BCW known as a global communications agency, in its Twiplomacy findings, ranked President Muhammadu Buhari as the most followed Sub-saharan African leader on Twitter with 3,121,169 followers.



The company made this known in its newly released global records for 2020.



According to their Recent study, Nigerian president Buhari is by far the most followed Sub-Saharan African leader with 3,121,169 followers ahead of Paul Kagame the President of Rwanda with 1,910,159 followers.



Furthermore, the Twiplomacy study noted that for the fourth year running, U.S. President Donald Trump was the most followed world leader on Twitter, with 81.1 million followers on his @realDonaldTrump account which has grown by 33 percent year-over-year.


It also says that the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, has moved up into second position with 57.9 million followers, ahead of Pope Francis who has 51 million followers on his nine different language accounts.