FG summons South Africa High Commissioner over Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians

Image result for FG summons South Africa's High Commissioner over attacks on NigeriansMinister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has summoned the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa

A senior official of the ministry, Kimiebi Ebenfa, confirmed to TVC News that the minister will lead a federal government delegation into a meeting with the High Commissioner over the recent videos showing an attack on foreign nationals including Nigerians

It reads: “I am directed to inform you that the Minister of Foreign Affairs has summoned the High Commissioner of South Africa for a meeting this morning by 11. The meeting was confirmed a few minutes ago.”

The minister had on Monday vowed the Federal Government would take “definitive measures” following the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

On his verified Twitter handle, the Minister said: “Received sickening and depressing news of continued burning and looting of Nigerian shops and premises in #SouthAfrica by mindless criminals with ineffective police protection. Enough is enough. We will take definitive measures.”

 

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