Xenophobia: Actionaid Wants Immediate Action From African Governments
Xenophobia: Actionaid Wants Immediate Action From African Governments

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, to monitor the measures the South African government would take to end the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians, by further engaging the “appropriate authorities.”

The President also gave clear instructions that Nigerians willing to return home should be evacuated from South Africa immediately.

Muhammadu Buhari, President Of Nigeria

The President took the decisions when he received  the report of the special envoy he sent last week to his South African counterpart, President Cyril Ramaphosa, to register Nigeria’s concerns over the attacks.

The Presidency, in a statement in Abuja, said the special envoy, who is the Director-General, National Intelligence Agency, Ahmed Rufa’i-Abubakar returned to Nigeria after the assignment and had submitted his report to the President.