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Nigeria reportedly Recalls High Commissioner to South Africa, pulls out of World Economic Forum in Cape Town



President Muhammadu Buhari, VP Yemi Osinbajo & Foreign Affairs Minister Geoffrey Onyeoma at a meeting over xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa

Nigeria has reportedly recalled its high commissioner to South Africa, Kabiru Bala and pulled out of the ongoing World Economic Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, over fresh xenophobic attacks, NAN reports.

A presidential source was quoted saying that Nigeria, also demanded for full compensation for the loss of life and property of Nigerians affected by the xenophobic attack.

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo was to represent Nigeria at the three-day forum ending on Friday.

The source said the decisions were taken at a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari, Osinbajo and Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, at the presidential villa in Abuja.

1 Comment

  1. Fleur

    September 5, 2019 at 1:57 am

    After countries not as affected pulled out. They were probably angry they are not going to collect estacode. Mtcheew

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