Tuesday, September 17

South Africa🇿🇦 Confirms Buhari’S Meeting With Its President, As Abubakar Meets Ramaphosa

Nigeria and South Africa will undertake to make the two Nation to be strong in business and development, due to the challenges affecting people and businesses in South Africa and Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari will undertake a State Visit to South Africa in October 2019 to reinforce the strong bonds between the two countries and jointly develop responses to challenges affecting people and businesses in South Africa and Nigeria.

This was contained in a statement at the weekend by Khusela Diko, spokesperson to the President, Cyril Ramaphosa.

It confirmed that following the xenophobic attacks in the country, Ramaphosa held discussions on Friday with Ambassador Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, Buhari’s special envoy.

Abubakar’s visit was sequel to a recent meeting between Presidents Ramaphosa and Buhari in Yokohama, Japan, on the sidelines of the Summit of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development.

In Friday’s discussion, Abubakar conveyed President Buhari’s concern at recent events in South Africa, in the context of the strong and cordial relations that characterise the interaction between the two countries.

“President Buhari conveyed his commitment to the values of prosperity and the advancement of Africa that are shared by South Africa and Nigeria”, it added