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Buhari sends Special Envoy to South Africa over Xenophobic Attacks on Nigerians

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed concern over attacks on Nigerian citizens and property in South Africa.

A statement by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, said the president 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.

See the statement below:

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; 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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    September 4, 2019 at 10:25 am

    But when it comes to ruga he will come and address by himself, oniranu.

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