Nigeria Sends High-Powered Delegation To South Africa Over Xenophobic Attacks

Nigeria Sends High-Powered Delegation To South Africa Over Xenophobic Attacks

Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, and Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior, are in South Africa to hold talks with President Jacob Zuma over the attacks on Nigerians in the country.

Clement Aduku, spokesman of the ministry of foreign affairs, disclosed this in a statement, saying the ministers would also meet top officials of the South African government in bid to find solutions to the attacks.

“The honourable minister of foreign affairs Geoffrey Onyeama and the honourable minister of interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau have arrived South Africa to hold high level talks with relevant officials of the country over the spate of attacks against foreigners, including Nigerians,” it read.

“While in South Africa, the delegation will meet the South African President Jacob Zuma and the foreign minister, Maite Nkoana Mashabane, among top ranking officials.

“The talks are aimed at addressing head on, the recent attacks on Nigerians and seek permanent solutions to the crisis. The delegation will also meet with the Nigerian community leaders in the country.”

Last month, aggrieved South Africans attacked businesses and homes of Nigerians.



  1. The leopard can never change it’s skin. I don’t see how talks will stop South Africans from being jealous of other African’s successes. it’s an inborn thing.

    • I beg Wetin Nigeria don achieve for them to be jealous…let just pray to almighty God for him to authorise peace into this world..and make us lie in a still water

  2. God xenophobia,, boko haram,,Niger delta militant..from one problem to another
    oh Lord guide and protect we still onthe land of the living..make peace reign

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