Nigeria reportedly Recalls High Commissioner to South Africa, pulls out of World Economic Forum in Cape Town


Nigeria has reportedly recalled its high commissioner to South Africa, Kabiru Bala and pulled out of the ongoing World Economic Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, over fresh xenophobic attacks, NAN reports.

A presidential source was quoted saying that Nigeria, also demanded for full compensation for the loss of life and property of Nigerians affected by the xenophobic attack.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo was to represent Nigeria at the three-day forum ending on Friday.
The source said the decisions were taken at a meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari, Osinbajo and Geoffrey Onyeama, minister of foreign affairs, at the presidential villa in Abuja.

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