President Buhari, Govs Umahi, Lalong, Ganduje, Others Depart Nigeria for South Africa

will depart on Wednesday on a three-day State Visit to the Republic of South Africa.
According to a statement signed and made available on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, his Spokesman, this following an invitation by President Cyril Ramaphosa.
The statement added that the meeting is to discuss the welfare of Nigerians and find common ground for building a harmonious relationship with their hosts.
It added, “The visit comes against the background of recent xenophobic attacks, the evacuation of hundreds of Nigerians and the exchange of visits by Special Envoys of Presidents and Ramaphosa.
“While in South Africa, the Nigerian leader will hold a town hall meeting with Nigerians living in the country, with a view to sharing in their experiences and reassuring them of the Nigerian government’s commitment to working for the protection of their lives and property and promoting peaceful co-existence.
“President Buhari and his host will preside over the South Africa/ Bi-National Commission, during which a progress report will be presented. At the end of the meeting, both leaders will sign a joint communique.

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