President Muhammadu Buhari will begin a three day state visit to South Africa as from Wednesday, in the wake of xenophobic attacks on foreigners.
The visit, according to a Presidential Spokesman, Garba Sheu, was at the instance of South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa.
During the visit, Buhari is scheduled to hold a town hall meeting with Nigerians still living in South Africa.
He will also preside over a meeting of the Nigeria-South Africa biennial commission.
Buhari will be accompanied on the visit by the governors of Kano, Ebonyi, Plateau States, as well as ministers of foreign affairs, mines and steel development, police affairs, and industry, trade and investments minister of state.
Others who will accompany him on the visit are national security adviser and the director general of national intelligence agency.
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