Nigeria Will Take Definite Action Against Xenophobia – Onyeama

  • Minister calls attackers “mindless criminals”.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama has lambasted the South African Police for not protecting Nigerians, other nationals and their businesses over renewed attacks.

The minister who stated that the attack is enough stated via his tweet that action will be taken by the Nigerian Consulate over the incident.

There was a row on the social media with Nigerians and their South African counterparts exchanging banters.

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Onyeama who described the attackers as “mindless criminals” lambasted the Police for being ineffective.

“Received sickening and depressing news of continued burning and looting of Nigerian shops and premises in South Africa by mindless criminals with ineffective police protection.

“Enough is enough. We will take definitive measures,” he wrote.

Notable Nigeria reacted to the tweet. Read their responses below.

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