Xenophobia: Ezekwesili Petitions South Africa President Over Attack On Nigerians

Former Minister of Education Oby Ezekwesili on Monday September 2, waded
into Xenophobic attack launched against Nigerians in South Africa.

Recall
Igbere TV reported earlier that properties includings cars which belong
to Nigerians in the country, was set on fire by South Africans. Shops
belonging to Nigerians was also looted by South Africans as captured in a
viral video.

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Oby Ezekwesili in her tweets addressed to both
President Cyril Ramaphosa and President Buhari, decried the attacks in
the country.

According to the former President candidate, the
maiming and killing of citizens of Nigeria and other African countries
in South Africa dishonors everything our collective fight for freedom
was about.

She also stated that it is time to get candid as the killings has gone on for long without any effective response.

Read her tweets below;

“Dear
President @CyrilRamaphosa and @GovernmentZA , the maiming and killing
of citizens of Nigeria and other African countries in South Africa
dishonors everything our collective fight for freedom was about. Even as
children in Primary School, we played our part. Please STOP IT.

Dear
President @MBuhari and @NigeriaGov , it is time to take decisive
actions to protect our Citizens in South Africa. The maiming and
killings have gone on for too long without effective response. The
bilateral relations with South Africa is troubled. It is time to be
CANDID.”

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