S A President apologises to Nigeria over  xeno attacks; considers compensation to victims

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has apologized to President Muhamadu Buhari and the Nigerian People over the recent xenophobic attacks on other nationals from the African Continent, mostly Nigerians.

Mr. Ramaphosa dispatched a special envoy, Jeff Radebe to the Nigerian Capital, Abuja today, Monday September 16 2019, to render an unqualified apology to President Buhari and the people of Nigeria.

The South African envoy averred that compensation packages for the Nigerian victims of the xeno attacks is being considered and that discussions would be held when President Buhari makes his scheduled visit to South Africa in October this year.

Present in the meeting was Nigeria’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama; Nigeria’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Kabiru Bala and the acting South African High Commissioner in Nigeria, Bobby Moroe.

The apology comes on the back of a peace walk embarked on by South Africans yesterday in what they say is a show of remorse for their indifference towards their fellow Africans.


Source: BestNewsGH.com


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Kennedy Mornah is an Award Winning Ghanaian Journalist with over two decades of experience in the Ghanaian Media landscape spanning the electronic, print and digital media. He is a Media Consultant, a Corporate MC, Radio and TV Host, Founder and Publisher of the Maritime and Transport Digest Newspaper, Businessman, a Go getter and an optimist. He has worked for renowned media organizations including Diamond Fm in Tamale, Luv Fm in Kumasi, Oman Fm in Accra and Starr Fm in Accra In 2017 he received the Reporter of the Year Award at the Ghana Shippers Awards in Accra, Ghana.

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