Idi Amin Dada was Uganda’s third President between 1971 and 1979. One day during his visit to the UK, he delivered a speech that has gone down as one of the most embarrassing addresses by a head of state.
Here is the speech:
“Mr. Queen, Sir, Horrible Ministers, invented guests, ladies under gentlemen. I thank the Queen very plenty for what he has done to me. I tell you, I have eaten so much that I am now fed up with
“Mr. Queen, Sir, Horrible Ministers, Invented guests, ladies under gentlemen. I thank the Queen very plenty for what he has done to me. I tell you, I have eaten so much that I am now fed up with malicious meal.
“Before I continue, I would kindly ask you to open the windows so that the climate may get in plenty. But before I go back to my country with a plane from the Entebbe airport of London, I must invert Mr. Queen to my country Uganda and I can assure you, Mr. Queen that when you come, I shall revenge to you. You will eat a full cow and I will work very difficult to make sure that you will come back with a very full stomach.
“Even when you want to rest at night; I will make sure that you sleep on top of me in the top up stairs of my mansion completely so that you can enjoy all the gravity of fresh air.
“Mr. Queen, for now I am sorry that I have just made a short call on you. Next time I will make a long call on you to last the whole moon completely. Thank you for letting me undress you in front of all the extinguished ladies under gentlemen.
“Last but not least, I ask the band to play our international anthem of the republic of Uganda and also the British international anthem. Your majesty sir, I thank you from the bottom of my heart and from the bottoms of all the people of Uganda. Thank you very hard and we shall collide everywhere else in internal.”