Former Nigerian Senator, Ben Murray-Bruce has condemned the Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
It was reported that many businesses and properties including cars which belong to Nigerians in South Africa, was set ablaze by South Africans. The shops belonging to Nigerians were also looted by South Africans as viewed in a viral video.
The President of the Nigeria Union South Africa, Mr Adetola Olubajo, had said that recent Xenophobic attacks began on Sunday morning in Jeppestown, Johannesburg.
In a statement made on Monday, Adetols said that the mob “looted several shops that were around the vicinity suspected to be owned by foreign nationals.”
Reacting to the development on his Twitter page, Murray-Bruce said:-
“I am saddened by the stories and videos coming out of South Africa.
“I’ve also read reports that the Nigerian embassy in South Africa denied entry to Nigerians who visited to register their displeasure.
“These incidences are unfortunate. Our citizens deserve better!.”