President Buhari’s Special Envoy departs to South Africa

Adoba Echono & Omolayo Alabi, Abuja

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Envoy departs to South Africa today, Friday following the recent unfortunate xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in the Country.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs made this known in a press released to the public.

The Ministry said that the Special Envoy will be received on arrival by the High Commissioner of Nigeria to South Africa together with the Consul General and they will proceed for crucial meetings with the high-levelled South African officials on all aspects of the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians.

The Special Envoy and the High Commissioner will provide President Muhammadu Buhari with a comprehensive briefing on the situation in South Africa and on the outcome of their meetings.

The Ministry also wishes to inform that Mission in South Africa has authoritatively informed that no Nigerian life was lost during the latest crisis. The general public should therefore disregard social media clips claiming otherwise.

Omolayo.A