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…As FG Summons South Africa High Commissioner Over Xenophobic Attacks

South Africa’s High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Monroe, has denied reports of Xenophobic attacks in his country.

xenophobia in South Africa
xenophobia in South Africa

Monroe denied that the attacks in South Africa are xenophobic and targeted at Nigerians.

The Commissioner made the comments at a media briefing with Nigeria’s foreign affairs ministry headed by Geoffery Onyeama.

He described the attacks as ‘sporadic acts of violence’ adding that businesses belonging to other South Africans were also affected in the violence.

The Federal Government had earlier on Monday summoned South Africa over the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Onyeama summoned the South African envoy after the latest xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

…As FG Summons South Africa High Commissioner Over Xenophobic Attacks

he Federal Government has summoned South Africa over the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama summoned the South African envoy after the latest xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

A senior ministry official, Kimiebi Ebenfa, confirmed the meeting to Channels Television.

The meeting is expected to hold at the headquarters of the ministry of foreign affairs by 11 o’clock today.

Onyema had earlier on Monday vowed the Federal Government would take decisive measures following the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and their businesses in South Africa.

He described the news of the attack as ‘sickening and depressing.’

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