Xenophobic Attacks: Nigerian Senate Sends Delegate To South Africa


Following the xenophobic attacks going on in South Africa, the Nigerian Senate on Tuesday held a meeting to resolve the issues, they concluded by Sending a delegation of lawmakers to have a close talk with the South African Parliament.

The delegates will deliberate with their South African counterpart on ways to stop the attacks on Nigerians.

The decision followed a motion by a Senator representing Cross River North, Rose Oko, urging the senate to intervene in the renewed attacks.

Speaking during plenary, the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki said the Upper Legislative Chambers has resolved “to send a strong parliamentary delegation to the South African parliament to register its displeasure over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians.”


The senate also summoned the Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama to explain what the Executive arm of government is doing regarding the attack.

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