President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a special envoy to President Cyril Ramaphosa, to register his displeasure over the killing of Nigerians in South Africa.
The Federal government has earlier condemned the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa.
In a statement through its official Twitter handle, the Federal government stated that the attacks are unacceptable and that President Buhari will meet with the South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, in October over the rising attacks
In a statement just released by the Presidency in Abuja, it said the envoy was expected to land in Pretoria by Thursday this week.
The statement, which was signed by the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, did not give the name of the envoy.
It added that Buhari was deeply concerned about the “reported attacks on Nigerian citizens and property in South Africa since August 29, 2019.”