|Dr Olisa Agbakoba|
Agbakoba, on Tuesday advised that the Nigerian High Commissioner to South
Africa be recalled over the ongoing xenophobic attacks against foreigners.
which was made available to Newsmen in Lagos.
development could strain both countries’ relationship.
recalled. Our Foreign Minister should summon the South African
Commissioner in Nigeria to convey our disappointment at the behaviour of some
behaviour of its people is not acceptable to Nigerians.
African relations, unless they stop their inexcusable behaviour,” he said.
terms the unwarranted and unprovoked attack on Nigerians in South
especially in the context of good neighbourly relations between South Africa
South Africa towards their independence should not be rewarded with such
their greatest hour of need during the apartheid years and this is no way to
repay us,” Agbakoba said.
President Zuma of South Africa had not made a clear statement, adding that the
Nigerian Government’s response should be stronger.