The delegation from South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa despatched to ship messages of solidarity to Nigeria, has met with President Muhammadu Buhari, on the presidential villa in Abuja.
The delegation led by Jeff Radebe, tendered a proper apology to Nigeria over the xenophobic assaults on Nigerians in South Africa.
Talking with State Home Correspondents after the assembly, Radebe stated;
“We met with President Buhari to convey President Ramaphosa’s sincerest apologies concerning the incidents which have not too long ago transpired in South Africa.
“The incidents don’t signify what we stand for as a constitutional democracy in South Africa and the President has apologised for these incidents.
“He has additionally instructed legislation enforcement companies to depart no stone unturned to convey these concerned to e book.
“He (Ramaphosa) additionally conveyed his resolve of making certain that each Nigeria and South Africa continued to play a crucial function within the rebuilding of Africa to attend the agenda 2063; the Africa that we would like.
“We also recalled with fun memories the historical times that exit between Nigeria and South Africa. During the dark days of apartheid, we knew that the Nigerian people and their government stood behind our leaders, who were fighting against the obnoxious system of apartheid.”
Talking on if there’s a provision for any compensation to Nigerians whose property have been both looted or set ablaze, the envoy replied that such points could be tackled throughout Buhari’s October third go to to South Africa. He stated:
“Throughout President Buhari’s state go to to South Africa, there will likely be discussions there. I do perceive that the problem of compensation and restitution is a part of the agenda.
“We should wait until October 3 to see how that unfolds. But, I can indicate that as a lawyer, the South African laws require that all registered companies must have public insurance in terms of things of this nature.”
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