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Xenophobia: Nigeria’s envoy arrives in South Africa


The special envoy President Muhmmadu Buhari sent to South Africa following the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country has arrived Johannesburg, South Africa.

The special envoy who is also the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Abubakar, was said to have arrived at the OR Tambo Airport on Thursday evening.

He was said to have been received by top officials of Nigeria’s High Commission led by the High Commissioner.

He is scheduled to meet with President Cyril Ramophosa in Pretoria on Friday and deliver Buhari’s message.

Abubakar is expected to express Nigeria’s displeasure at the treatment meted out to Nigerians to the host President during the meeting.

On his arrival back to the country after the meeting, he will brief Buhari of the outcome following which the High Commissioner will return to Nigeria “for consultation.”


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