Nigerian federal government has warned its citizens to desist from travelling to volatile and high risk areas in South Africa, pending when the xenophobic issue is put to bed.
Disclosing this in a statement, Ferdinand Nwonye, spokesperson of the ministry of foreign affairs, commended the South African Police for the arrest recorded so far and urged them to persecute the perpetrators inorder to serve as deterrence to others.
Read the full statement published by the personal assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad.
#Xenophobia: A travel advisory issued by Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
…”due to the tension created by the attacks, the Government of Nigeria wished to advice Nigerians to avoid travelling to high risk and volatile areas until the situation is brought under control.”
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— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) September 4, 2019