Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has earlier today, sent a Special Envoy to convey to President Cyril Ramaphosa his concerns and also interact with his South African counterpart on the Xenophobic attack of Nigerians in the country.
This is according to a statement made available to Station Magazine by the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.
According to the statement, the President expressed his deep concern concerning the situation has he has dispatched a Special Envoy to ensure that the South African government does the needful to ensure that the situation is put under control.
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.