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Buhari reacts to attack on Nigerians in South Africa


Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday expressed his “deep concern” on the attacks of Nigerians and properties in South Africa.

Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu said the Buhari has instructed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama to summon the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria.

He said the Onyeama would “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,” Shehu said.

“The Special Envoy is expected to arrive in Pretoria latest Thursday, September 5, 2019,” he added.

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