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Oby Ezekwesili Reveals Why She Attended WEF In South Africa Despite Xenophobic Attacks

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A former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili has responded to criticisms from Nigerians on why she attended the World Economic Forum (WEF) in South Africa amid protests in Nigeria and other countries against xenophobic attacks by South Africans.

KanyiDaily had reported how Nigerians came hard on Mrs. Ezekwesili for attending the forum despite the Federal Government shunning the WEF event to protest the xenophobic attacks against Nigerians residing in South Africa.

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In reaction via her official Twitter handle, Ezekwesili, who spoke on the event, noted that she was in South Africa to ensure that the country’s government does not look away again when Nigerians are being attacked in South Africa. She said:

“Those who have genuine concerns about my being at @wef in South Africa, should please know that my decision to be here was thoroughly considered. I am in South Africa leveraging my ensure that @GovernmentZA never again looks away while our citizens are attacked, maimed & killed.

“My Life Vision is to always stand for the weaker. This is a role I play within & without Nigeria. For me, the next three days in South Africa are programmed to achieve a set of specific action by the @GovernmentZA. Our Citizens’ preservation is what matters to me not the noise.

“Those of you who take delight in making ‘Politics’ of our Citizens’ Lives can carry on with your usual trade. I stand strong on doing the things one can do to safeguard lives. Citizens’ Lives are too sacred & important for me to be drawn into your latest ‘playground’. Never.”

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