Buhari speaks on xenophobic attack on Nigerians


Buhari speaks on xenophobic attack on Nigerians
Nigeria’s President,Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday reacted to the ongoing xenophobic attack on Nigerians living in South Africa.

Buhari, expressed “deep concern,” over the attacks on Nigerian citizens and property in South Africa since August 29, 2019.

The president on the attack,despatched special envoy to his South African counterpart, President Cyril Ramaphosa.

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The Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president, Femi Adesina in the statement read;

 “Consequently, the President has instructed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to summon the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria and get a brief on the situation; express Nigeria’s displeasure over the treatment of her citizens; and assurance of the safety of their lives and property.

“President Buhari has also despatched a Special Envoy to convey to President Cyril Ramaphosa his concerns and also interact with his South African counterpart on the situation.

“The Special Envoy is expected to arrive in Pretoria latest Thursday, September 5, 2019.”



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