Politics Xenophobia Attacks: FG Sends 2 Ministers To South Africa



President Buhari-led Federal Government has sent the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and the Minister of Interior, General Abdul-Rahaman Dambazau (rtd) to South Africa over the spate of Xenophobic attacks on immigrants, especially Nigerians in the country. The two ministers arrived South Africa yesterday to hold talks with relevant officials of the country.

According to a statement by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Clement Aduku, while in South Africa, the delegation would meet with the South African President, Jacob Zuma, as well as the country’s Foreign Minister, Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, among other top ranking officials.

“The talks are aimed at addressing head on the recent attacks on Nigerians and to seek permanent solution to the crisis. The delegation will also meet with the Nigerian community leaders in the country,” it added.


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