Xenophobia: FG Recalls Nigerian Ambassador to South Africa

The Nigeria government has shunned the World Economic Summit (WES) that will be taking place in South Africa and has recalled its Ambassador.

The World Economic Forum on Africa is holding in Capetown, South Africa, between September 4-6. Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo was to represent Nigeria at the World Economic Forum.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria  (NAN) in a chat with a presidential source, the government also demanded full compensation on the destruction of properties belonging to Nigerians and loss of lives.

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The move according to the source was for the government to have a consultation with him over the xenophobic attacks of Nigerians in South Africa.

Speaking to journalists on the condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak on the matter also hinted that Nigeria has also pulled out of

iDONSABI reported that some other African countries like the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, and Malawi had earlier announced that they are pulling out of the event after announcements from their respective presidents.

It was gathered that this decision was reached after President Muhammadu Buhari, Osinbajo and Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, had brainstormed on the unwarranted and provocative attacks of Nigeria in South Africa.

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