Xenophobia: Nigerians Hail Buhari For Pulling Out Of World Economic Forum in S’Africa Over Attacks

Nigerians have commended President Muhammadu Buhari after his Government reportedly pulled of the World Economic Forum in scheduled to hold in Cape Town South Africa, in protest to the killings and destruction of Nigerians and their Businesses in South Africa

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The World Economic Forum is an independent organization that engages the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas.

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South Africa is to host this year’s meeting, but due to the recent wave of xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa – that affect Nigerians and their businesses – the Federal Government decided to pull out.

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According to a presidential source, arising from a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and  Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, at the presidential villa in Abuja, on Tuesday, Nigeria will no longer attend the Cape Town event.

Reacting, commendations from social media users have trailed the decision.

See some of the reactions below;

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