Xenophobia: Senate bows down, cancels protest trip to South Africa

Xenophobia: Senate bows down, cancels protest trip to South Africa

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The Senate has dropped plans to send a delegation of lawmakers to South Africa to protest the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in that country.

The Upper House of legislature announced the decision during plenary on Wednesday, March 8.

Senators say they will no longer go to South Africa to protest

Only the House of Representatives will now send lawmakers to South Africa.

The Senate proceedings for the day began with an executive session after opening prayers.

The House was led by deputy senate president Ike Ekweremadu, who standing in for senate president Bukola Saraki, who has travelled to Germany with another delegation.

 

Recall that Ekweremadu had been picked to lead the Senate’s delegation to South Africa to probe the ongoing xenophobic attacks in that country.

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