South African President, Jacob Zuma, has had a telephone discussion with Nigeria’s President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan over the recent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa.
The two Presidents reaffirmed the warm and cordial relationship between South Africa and Nigeria and pledged that the two countries will continue to work together for the good of their citizens, and Africa as a whole.
President Jonathan expressed his support for the efforts of South Africa to arrest the attacks on foreign nationals and to ensure the safety and security of all citizens.
President Zuma will attend the inauguration of the President-elect of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari, which is to hold on May 29.
Last week, President Zuma held a closed door meeting with various foreign national groups and African civil society groups to seek an end to Xenophobic Attacks.