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