5 Nigerians injured in Fresh Xenophobic Attack
Today 23 Oct Nigeria’s Consul-General in South Africa, Godwin Adama, has called for protection of Nigerians against Fresh Xenophobic Attack on life and their properties in South Africa cities while speaking at a meeting with the South
Africa Police Command office, following fresh attacks on Nigerians in Province, South Africa.
Information revealed TheNation, says that about five Nigerian-owned businesses were attacked, vandalised and burnt in the attacks.
The businesses included a big spare parts
dealership, two restaurants, and Nigerian foodstuffs shop. Taxi drivers were blamed for taking the laws
into their hands and unleashing violence on Nigerians.
The leadership of Nigerian Citizens South
Africa (NICASA) and the Nigeria Consul-
General to South Africa were said to be on the ground gathering information on the attacks. NICASA Chairman Ben Okoli told The Nation that the attacks were totally unprovoked and unwarranted.
But he explained that it was not another case of xenophobia attacks.