After South Africa’s President Sends Special Envoy To Nigeria and Seven Other Countries. More Nigerians Flee South Africa As the Government Is Set To Evacuate 319 Tomorrow. Nigerians Still Flee After South Africans Sent Envoy.
The special envoys will deliver a message from President Ramaphosa. Regarding the incidents of violence. Which results in attacks on foreign nationals and destruction of property. In the former apartheid nation. The Nigerians Still Flee, After South Africans Sent Envoy.
President of South Africa, Cyril Ramaphosa. He has sent special envoys to deliver messages of solidarity to several Heads of State. And Governments across Africa. This is according to a report by Channels Television.
The team comprising a former minister in the presidency, Mr Jeff Radebe, Ambassador Kingsley Mmabolo and Dr Khulu Mbatha.
They will visit Nigeria, Niger, Ghana, Senegal, Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia.
The special envoys will deliver a message from President Ramaphosa regarding the incidents of violence.
which results in the attacks on foreign nationals and destruction of property in the former apartheid nation.
They are also expected to reassure fellow African countries. That South Africa is committed to the ideals of pan-African unity and to the rule of law.
Beyond that, they will also brief governments in the identified countries about steps taken by the South African Government. This is to end xenophobic attacks and punish perpetrators.
The Federal Government had on Wednesday evacuated 187 Nigerians from South Africa following xenophobic attacks.
Not fewer than 319 Nigerians will be evacuated from South Africa
Punch reports that on Sunday that arrangements for the evacuation
would be tidier than the previous one.
The Federal Government had on Wednesday evacuated 187 Nigerians from
South Africa. Following xenophobic attacks by its citizens.
The Wednesday flight was delayed by hitches introduced by South
African officials. Who insisted that some of the evacuated Nigerians
did not have travel documents.
The 187 returnees were the first batch of the 640 Nigerians. Who
registered for evacuation following the xenophobic attacks. They
arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos at 9:34
pm last Wednesday.
The Chairman of Nigerians in the Diaspora Commission, Abike
Dabiri-Erewa. She told the newspaper that the list of passengers was being
She added that the necessary travel documents would be given to the
intending returnees. And other immigration issues addressed to ensure a
smooth evacuation process.
She said, “We are still looking at 319. We have 319 registered for
the next flight. But the list is still being updated. For the flight,
we are looking at Tuesday or Wednesday. So that proper documentation
would be done. We don’t want a situation where the plane will return
half-empty with few passengers.”
When contacted, the Consul-General of Nigerian High Commission. Godwin Adama. He later explaines that he was still compiling the
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