The president of the Federal Republic Of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari has just reacted to the recent attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
In a statement realeased by his media aide, Femi Adesina it says that the president has sent a special envoy to South Africa to convey his concerns to the South African president.
read 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 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 latest Thursday, September 5, 2019.”