VICE PRESISIDENT OF NIGERIA BOYCOTT WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (WEF) SUMMIT IN SOUTH AFRICA - Zongo Link Multimedia

VICE PRESISIDENT OF NIGERIA BOYCOTT WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (WEF) SUMMIT IN SOUTH AFRICA

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Following the Xenophobia attacks on Nigerians in South Africa, the Vice President of Nigeria Yemi Osinbajo has boycotted the WEF summit.

The Vice president is to address a panel gathering on Thursday, 5th September 2019 on Universal Energy in Cape Town, South Africa.

According to the Nigeria Foreign Minister Geoffery Onyeama, the Vice President’s security is threatened as the environment in South Africa is unsafe as the violence keeps spreading. He added that the decision is agreed between the President and the Vice.

The organizers have confirmed Yemi Osinbajo will not attend the summit in Cape town.

Meanwhile the Vice President is scheduled to attend another summit in Ghana to participate in the 2019 African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) in Accra.

The Vice President disclosed this on his instagram page. He wrote:Today,I participated in 2019 African Green Revolution Forum(AGRF) in Accra ,Ghana, themed: “Grow Digital: Leveraging Digital Transformation to Drive Sustainable Food System in Africa” and noted how digital technology is already changing the face of Agriculture in Nigeria with several tech companies already active in Agriculture space.”

The Economic Relationship between South Africa and Nigeria is been threatened as this violence increases. The Nigeria High Commissioner to South Africa has also been recalled.

The Entertainment Industry has also been affected by the violence as most Celebrities from Nigeria like Tiwa Savage, Basket Mouth etc. also withdraw from the upcoming DStv Delicious Festival coming on the 21st  ofSeptember in Johannesburg.

The Telecommunication Industry is also affected as MTN Nigeria shuts down its outlets and service centers until further notice after its premises was attacked by the angry citizens.



Mariam Shaibu
Zongolink multimedia
(mariamshaibu12@gmail.com)

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