The Nigerian Embassy has allegedly has allegedly shut its door to Nigerian victims of the xenophobic assaults in South Africa.
Unique experiences from Sahara Reporters reveal that the most recent assaults by native South Africans in opposition to nationals of different African nations, in South Africa, has unfold to a number of elements of that nation and may result in extra violence in coming days.
The report additional states that, a handful of Nigerians in South Africa revealed how they now reside in concern.
In response to them, some victims of the assault, who visited the Nigerian Embassy for assist and safety had been denied entry into the place.
Former president of Nigerian Union South Africa, Iyke Anyene, added that Nigerians had remained in the homes, afraid for his or her lives and uncertain if they’d be the subsequent victims.
He mentioned, “In some elements of Guateng Province the looting has continued.
“It began in Pretoria and other people haven’t been in a position to do their companies. It’s not secure, there may be widespread looting.
“Some Nigerian victims went to the excessive fee however had been denied entry into the place.
“The high commission claimed that they are dealing with the situation but we don’t know what to do. We need results, people are losing their lives and properties.”
He mentioned migrants from different African nations are additionally affected in the assaults and looting, including that the South African police are often overwhelmed when such assaults occur.
He added, “All African migrants are affected. When it occurred in Pretoria, the police was there however couldn’t cease the assault.
“In Johannesburg, they were not able to stop anything. It is a very serious problem at the moment.”
Picture Credit score: Sahara reporters