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Nigerians are involved in criminal activities – South African Minister on recent xenophobic attacks

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In the wake of the recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals in South Africa especially Nigerians, the South African Minister for International relations and Cooperation, Grace Naledi Pandor, has disclosed that there are several Nigerians involved in criminal activities such as drug and human trafficking amongst others.

The minster for international relations and Cooperation made this declaration she called on the Nigerian government for help in reducing the number of Nigerian criminals who troop into South Africa.

In the Interview, she said that most South Africans believe that Nigerians living in South Africa are corrupting young people.

She called on the government of Nigeria to help reduce the number of unscrupulous persons who migrate into South Africa. She said;

“I would appreciate them in helping us as well to address the belief our people have that there are many persons from Nigeria dealing in drugs in our country who are harming out young people by making drugs easily available to them.

The belief that Nigerian nationals are involved in human trafficking and other abusive practices. This kind of assistance in ensuring that such persons do not come to our country will be of great assistance to our nation.”

Members of the public wailed when gory photos and videos of properties of foreign nationals being destroyed, shops being looted and foreigners being attacked surfaced online.

This inhumane incident sparked a massive protest in Nigeria as protesters stormed South African owned businesses such as MTN and Shoprite branches across Nigeria looting wares and vandalizing their facilities.

The South African High Commission and counsulate in Nigeria has been temporarily closed down over fear of reprisals attacks. Nigeria has also recalled it’s High Commissioner
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