Xenophobia: President Buhari holds strategic meeting with Osinbajo, Onyeama (photos)

Xenophobia: President Buhari holds strategic meeting with Osinbajo, Onyeama (photos)

- President Muhammadu Buhari let with the vice president and the minister of foreign affairs

- The trio med over the reported attack on Nigerians

- The president said he is committed to protecting lives and properties of Nigerians abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari has held a meeting with vice president, Professor Yemi Osinbajo in the wake of reported xenophobic attack against Nigerians in South Africa.

The president held the strategic meeting with the vice president on Wednesday, September 4 at the Presidential Villa.

Also present at the meeting was the minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama.

Meanwhile, Bukola Saraki called on Nigerians to stop the attack against South African businesses in Nigeria.

The former Senate president made this call in the wake of reported reprisal attack against South African-owned businesses.

He noted that in some cases, those businesses where not owned by South Africans.

He described the actions as disheartening and called on Nigerians to show restrains and demonstrate maturity.

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He said: "we cannot allow ourselves slip into the abyss of inhumanity and participate in the same actions we condemn.”

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