Xenophobia: NIGERIA TO TAKE STRATEGIC DECISION
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday and earlier on Wednesday expressed “deep concern,” over the attacks on Nigerian citizens and property in South Africa since August 29, 2019.
Following reports of the attack, Buhari despatched special envoy to his South African counterpart, President Cyril Ramaphosa.
This was contained in a statement by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
The terse statement reads: “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.”
Also, Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, on Tuesday, condemned the renewed xenophobic attack on Nigerians in South Africa. Kanu, who has been in the forefront for the disintegration of Nigeria, called for an immediate stop to the attacks on Nigerians.
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