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Nigerians to be evacuated from SA if attacks worsen

17 April 2015, 13:13

Abuja - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Aminu Wali has said that Nigerians residing in South Africa would be evacuated if the current xenophobic attacks aggravate, Premium Times reports.

Wali said no Nigeria has been victimised yet according to the discussion he had with Nigeria’s Head of Mission in Pretoria, South Africa.

Also read: Rep calls for evacuation of Nigerians from S’Africa

He said the South African authority has moved in to take actions that would forestall any further disturbance in South Africa.

Chairperson, House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs, Nnenna Elendu-Ukeje, had earlier called for the evacuation of Nigerians within 24 hours from South Africa owing to ongoing attacks on non-indigenes.

Read more at Premium Times

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