Xenophobia: Nigeria is recalling its High Commissioner to South Africa – Lai Mohammed


The Minister of Information, Mr Lai Mohammed says the Federal Government is recalling the country’s high commissioner to South Africa.

He mentioned this today at a press conference at the nation’s capital Abuja where he reiterated the government’s commitment to protecting Nigerians abroad. He however pleaded with Nigerians to remain calm and stop attacking South African businesses across the nation.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Consul General to South Africa Mr Goodwin Adama says the Commission is yet to receive any form of communication or recall on the matter.

He says rather, they are expecting the envoy deployed to South Africa by the President.


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