400 Nigerians registered for evacuation in South Africa amid xenophobia
At least 400 Nigerians have registered for evacuation from South Africa amidst fresh attack on foreigners.
Armed South Africans were seen chatting different types of war songs today in Johannesburg.
They were heard singing Foreigners must go back to where they came from.
Air peace had showed interest to fly stranded Nigerians back home.
According to the letter, Air peace said they cannot fold their hands and watch fellow Nigerians be killed by South Africans.
The airline asked the federal government to inform Nigerian embassy and South African government to transport stranded Nigerians to the airport to allow air peace evacuate them to Nigeria.
The letter signed by the airline chief operating officer, Mrs Oluwatoyin Olajide states that the airline is ready to deploy B77 aircraft immediately to fly Nigerians back home.
Meanwhile Thabo Mbeki has dismissed reports that South Africans are targeting Nigerians in the recent xenophobic attacks.
The former president of South Africa said there are criminals that are Nigerians, that are drug dealers.
There are Nigerian criminals that are prostitutes.
South Africans are not going around to attack Nigerians because they are Nigerians,that’s not correct.
The attack on foreigners started on sunday morning, where angry mobs stormed foreigners businesses and Loot.