This photo of the minister of sports, quite literally bending in half to shake the president’s hand, has caught fire on the internet.
#BidoungPkwattChallenge has gone viral globally, with internet user around the world taking turns to mimic the now iconic handshake and sharing their pose on the internet.
Unity Palace published the photo of Bidoung Mkwatt, taken last Thursday, during a reception for the Indomitable Lionesses, finalists of the 2016 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations.
A social media user might have started the joke with this annotation of the pose, which has been largely mocked.
Hundreds of variations of the handshake, which start with the forward bend and maintaining the furthest distance from each other have emerged.
Here are some of our favorites:
#ThatBidoungHandshake: Pro version
ThatBidoungHandshake: Chain version
ThatBidoungHandshake: Pro II
ThatBidoungHandshake: Home 2.0