FG to evacuate Nigerians from South Africa
The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has revealed federal government’s plan to evacuate its citizen from South Africa.
Nigeria’s Ambassador to South Africa has also been recalled for further talk and to evaluate the spate of attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
This is coming few days after Three Nigerians were killed during an attack on foreigners in South Africa.
One of the people killed was burnt alive.
The attack on foreigners started on sunday morning, where angry mobs stormed foreigners businesses and Loot.
The attacks is believed to have been carried out by the Zulu hostel dwellers.
One of Nigerian businesses affected was a Nigerian car dealer whereby his businesses was set ablazed.
The attack spread across the second day before the security operatives got involved, dispersing the angry Mob.
Meanwhile the leader of South African Economic Freedom Fighters, EFF, in a statement condemned the attack.
He said whether you are from South Africa or Zimbabwe, this is your home. He therefore calls for an end to self hate. He said; Africa we are one, Nigerians are our brothers.
This is coming three weeks after National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) came out in numbers to lock down South African companies in protest of the Xenophobic attack on Nigerians.
NANS shut down Stanbic Bank in Abeokuta, and Shoprite in Sango Ota, all in Ogun State.