BREAKING: Buhari sends Special Envoy to South Africa over xenophobic attacks

September 3, 2019
183 Views

President Muhammadu Buhari has noted with deep concern, reported attacks on Nigerian citizens and property in South Africa since August 29, 2019.

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.

He expressed Nigeria’s displeasure over the treatment of her citizens and demanded assurance of the safety of their lives and property.

President Buhari, in a statement by the Special Adviser on Media and publicity, Chief Femi Adesina, has also dispatched 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 on Thursday.

You may be interested

“COVID-19 Vaccine Is Optional, Nobody Will Be Forced To Take It” – Nigerian Government
Health
1 views
Health
1 views

“COVID-19 Vaccine Is Optional, Nobody Will Be Forced To Take It” – Nigerian Government

Webby - March 4, 2021

The Federal Government has said COVID-19 vaccination will not be mandatory in Nigeria, adding that nobody will be forced to…

Reps ask INEC to review federal constituencies
News
2 views
News
2 views

Reps ask INEC to review federal constituencies

Webby - March 4, 2021

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the House of Representatives has told the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to invoke…

Actors mourn veteran broadcaster Sadiq Daba
News
1 views
News
1 views

Actors mourn veteran broadcaster Sadiq Daba

Webby - March 4, 2021

Some Nigerian actors on Thursday mourned the late actor and broadcaster, Sadiq Daba, who died Wednesday, March 3, during a…

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.