Xenophobic attacks: Group urges Buhari to shut down S-African investments in Nigeria

Xenophobic attacks: Group urges Buhari to shut down S-African investments in Nigeria

- The killing of Nigerians in South Africa is becoming unbearable to many citizens both locally and those in diaspora

- In fact, the South-South Consultative Forum (SSCOF) has called on the federal government to shut-down all South African businesses in Nigeria

- The president of SSCOF, Moses Mugidi, said that South Africans have forgotten so soon how Nigeria was instrumental to its liberation and freedom as a nation

The federal government has been urged to shut-down all South African businesses in Nigeria over the rampant killings of its citizens in the fellow African country.

The call was made by the president of South-South Consultative Forum (SSCOF), Moses Mugidi, on Monday, August 12, Vanguard reports.

Mugidi, in his call, said that the federal government should put aside its big brother role and take a firm stand against xenophobic attacks by South Africans on Nigerians.

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He expressed regret that South Africans have so soon forgotten Nigeria's help and contributions during their struggle for liberation as a nation.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that South Africa had expressed concern over the call by the National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) for the expulsion of South Africans and protest at South African-owned businesses in Nigeria.

The country made its feelings known in a statement issued by Anna-Maria Jojozi, counsellor in-charge of political affairs at the South African High Commission in Abuja on Sunday, August 11, News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Legit.ng gathered that Jojozi quoted Dr Naledi Pandor (MP), minister, international relations and cooperation, to have expressed the feeling at the South African Development Community (SADC) meeting held in South Africa on Sunday, August 11.

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