- Some hoodlums used the opportunity to loot inside Shoprite.
- MTN, Pep were also torched by the angry mob.
Some Twitter users have condemned the looting carried out by some youths in Shoprite, in Jakande who pretended to be protesting against xenophobic against Nigerians and other African migrants in the country.
The action which left Policemen that were overwhelmed by the angry mob shoot into the air, leaving one person dead has been condemned by many as some of them noted that those being attacked here are fellow Nigerians working in the South African outfit.
Some South African companies like PEP and MTN were also torched by angry youths who wanted to burn them down in retaliation to attack being carried out on Nigerians in South Africa.
Some countries including Kenya, Rwanda, Congo have canceled their attendance for the Economic Conference that will be starting today in the country due to the attack.
Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage also canceled her travel to the country ahead of a show.
See the reactions from some Twitter users who also commented over the recent attacks.
I was really shocked when I heard that Nigerians came together & shut down the Shoprite in & outside Lagos,
Including MTN offices,
Guyssss!! Where have all this energy being since?!
— Chika Nelson™ (@chikanels) September 4, 2019
— MongiMatyholo (@Mongimatyholo) September 4, 2019
does this mean SA has become lawlessness nation? cant drug dealers,illegal foreigners & human traffickers get arrested by authorities?what are law makers doing in parliament? are there no laws? @Julius_S_Malema should make it clear that #XenophobiaInSouthAfrica is terrorist group
— NAIROBI POLITICIAN (@ItsSigar) September 4, 2019
So Nigerian artists really believe that thousands of their people are being killed daily in SA?
— Tumelo Mapaa (@DjNewSouthAfric) September 4, 2019
You will probably never understand Nigerians earnest desire for good leadership, not until you evaluate how bad things are, so much that Nigerians who often condemn Abacha are now saying they wish he were president at this time. #Nigerians #XenophobiaInSouthAfrica
— E (@royaltyuso) September 4, 2019
— godofGbedu (@IamDamjek) September 4, 2019
I am disgusted by all the videos on twitter!! Why are there no police presence anywhere? Why are all these people being murdered so horrifically and their shops destroyed but nothing is being done to help them? Please I want answers! @CyrilRamaphosa #XenophobiaInSouthAfrica
— Angelique Gerber (@AngeliqueGerber) September 4, 2019