The Federal government of Nigeria has condemned the latest trend of xenophobic attacks on Nigerians residing in South Africa.
Recall that it was earlier reported that properties including cars which belong to Nigerians in the country, was set on fire by South Africans, while South Africans also looted shops belonging to Nigerians.
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This recent xenophobic attacks on lives and properties of Nigerians and other foreign nationals in South Africa have led to widespread criticisms of South Africa as a nation.
The Federal government, in its reaction, stated that the attacks are unacceptable and that President Buhari will meet with the South African president, Cyril Ramaphosa, in October over the rising attacks.
The continuing attacks on Nigerian nationals and businesses in South Africa are unacceptable. Enough is enough. Nigeria will take definitive measures to ensure safety and protection of her citizens. (1/2)
— Government of Nigeria (@NigeriaGov) September 2, 2019