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BREAKING: FG Summons South Africa High Commissioner Over Xenophobic Attacks



FILE PHOTO: Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffery Onyeama
The 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.’

Received sickening and depressing news of continued burning and looting of Nigerian shops and premises in #SouthAfrica by mindless criminals with ineffective police protection. Enough is enough. We will take definitive measures. @NigeriaGov @DigiCommsNG @GovernmentZA @DIRCO_ZA
— Geoffrey Onyeama (@GeoffreyOnyeama) <a href="https://twitter.

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