The Nigerian Government has pulled out of the ongoing World Economic Forum in Cape Town, South Africa.
This was disclosed by Personal Assistant to the President on new media, Mr Bashir Ahmad.
The government pulled out over the fresh xenophobic attacks in the country.
Mr Bashir Ahmad in his tweet on
Wednesday further stressed that “VP Prof. Yemi Osinbajo was to represent Nigeria at the World Economic Forum which is currently holding in South Africa but called it off in reaction to the gruesome attacks on Nigerians”.
Yes sir, Nigerian government has boycotted the World Economic Forum holding in Cape Town, South Africa, but some individuals from Nigeria including a former Minister are attending on their own. https://t.co/txMvLee3L3
— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) September 4, 2019