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BREAKING: Buhari Sends Special Envoys To S/Africa over Xenophobic Attacks

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President Mohammadu has dispatched a special envoy to South Africa to deliver a message of Concern to Cyril Ramaphosa, the country’s President over incessant xenophobic attack on Nigerians and other foreigners.

In a statement by the president’s Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Femi Adesina on Tuesday 3 2019, said the President instructed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to ascertain and assure lives and properties of Nigerians the Higher Commissioner to Nigeria.

The statement also disclosed that Special envoys have been dispatched to meet with the South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa to deliver message concerning the unabated attacks on Nigerians.

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

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“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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