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Tuesday, 3 September 2019

#Xenophobia: Nigerian govt to send security agents to join South Africa force says Onyeama


Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama says the Federal Government is looking into possibility of sending some security agents to South Africa to safeguard lives and property of Nigerians.

Onyeama made this known when he fielded questions from State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday.

He explained that the planned deployment of the security agents was part of security proposal meant to check the unabated attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, NAN reports.

According to the minister, the Nigerian security agents, if deployed, are expected to work with their South African counterparts.

The minister disclosed that already the Nigerian government had registered its strong protest to the government of South Africa over the attacks.

Onyeama assured that the Federal Government would not engage in revenge mission, saying “we do not believe that two wrongs make right.(Dailypost)




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