South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, has said not
less than seventy suspects have been arrested over the xenophobic
attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa.
He disclosed this on Tuesday during a Joint briefing by the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama in Abuja.
also said the South African government is doing everything possible to
bring the perpetrators into justice, and will protest the interest of
all foreign nationals legitimately living in the country.
further stated that the South African High Commission will be meeting
with the students leaders over the issue to prevent reprisals in
Reacting to the High Commissioner’s comments, the
Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, promised that Nigerian
government will push for accountability and compensation for Nigerians
that suffered losses.