Xenophobia Attack: Air Peace to Evacuate Nigerians from South Africa

Xenophobia Attack: Air Peace to Evacuate Nigerians from South Africa

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The Federal Government of Nigeria sends Air Peace to evacuate Nigerians in South Africa due to recent unfortunate xenophobic attack.

The Federal Government of Nigeria has announced the provision of Air Peace to evacuate all Nigerians from South Africa following the recent attack on Black Foreign Nationals including Nigerians.

On Sunday many Nigerians and other black foreign nationals were killed, their businesses were looted, properties and shops were burnt down by South Africans which has caused a great displeasure from Nigerians both far and near.

President Buhari in his effort to take his stand has sent a special envoy to South Africa government for questionings and the Nigerian government boycotted the World Economic Forum currently holding in Cape Town, South Africa to show their empathy for their lives that were lost.

On Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs gave a Press release of recent plans to evacuate Nigerians in South Africa.

This was made known by the spokesperson to Minister of Foriegn Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye who said, the Proprietor of Air Peace Airline, Chief Allen Onyema has volunteered to begin the evacuation on September 6 to return all Nigerians who wish to return free of charge.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja
PRESS RELEASES

AIR PEACE TO EVACUATE NIGERIANS FROM SOUTH AFRICA

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs wishes to inform the general public that following the recent unfortunate xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals, including Nigerians in…
South Africa, the Proprietor of Air Peace Airlines Chief Allen Onyema, has volunteered to send an aircraft from Friday, 6th September 2019 to evacuate Nigerians who wish to return to Nigeria free of charge.
The general public is hereby advised to inform their relatives in South Africa to take advantage of this laudable gesture. Interested Nigerians are therefore advised to liaise with the High Commission of Nigeria in Pretoria and the Consulate General of Nigeria in Johannesburg for further necessary arrangement.
Signed
Ferdinand Nwonye
Spokesperson
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Abuja
Wednesday, 4 September 2019

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