The Nigerian President Muhammad Buhari urged his South African counterpart, President Cyril Ramaphosa to take measures that prevent the reoccurrence of Xenophobia.

He said this during his visit in South Africa which came after 12 people where left dead and hundreds were airlifted back to Nigeria, after the violent attacks on foreigners broke out a month ago.

Buhari said “We call for the strengthening and implementation of all the necessary measures to prevent the reoccurrence of such actions”.

African countries called for the immediate closure of all foreign companies operating in SA , a move which could have brought the country’s economy to its knees.

Ramaphosa responded by sending by sending delegates to mend relations with the most affected countries.