His apology was conveyed by a Special Envoy, Jeff Radebe who he sent to see President Buhari in the State House in Abuja.
Nigerians in South Africa suffered most in the recent Xenophobic attacks and reprisal attacks in Nigeria on South African owned businesses threatened the relationship between the two countries.
The disaffection towards South Africans for the incessant attacks on black immigrants was palpable when the President Cyril Ramaphosa was booed by a crowd gathered at the Harare National Stadium when he attended the funeral of late Robert Mugabe.
This apology is the start of an uphill task of repairing relations between South Africa and other African countries after the International shame the black xenophobia-riddled nation has brought on itself.
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