President Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo are currently holding a meeting with foreign affairs minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, over the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
This was made known by Bashir Ahmad, a personal assistant to the president on New Media.
”President @MBuhari is currently meeting with Vice President, @ProfOsinbajo and Foreign Affairs Minister, @GeoffreyOnyeama over the recent #XenophobicAttacks on Nigerians in South Africa. The FG is committed to protecting the lives and properties of Nigerians in South Africa”.
This is coming after Godwin Adama, the Nigeria’s consul general in Johannesburg, stated that no Nigerian was killed in the series of xenophobic attacks in South Africa between August 28th and September 1st.
Addressing newsmen, Godwin Adama stated that businesses owned by foreigners were destroyed especially those belonging to Nigerians.
According to him, about 50 cars owned by a Nigerians at a carmart were stolen with some burnt.
“No Nigerian has been killed, and the only thing that the criminals attacked were shops, because they may know that such shops belong to foreign nationals,” he said.