Xenophobic Attacks: Fear grips Nigerians abroad


Nigerian being attacked by South Africans

By Olanrewaju Akojede

The Centre for Protection of Nigerians in the Diaspora (CPND), says many Nigerians living abroad are now in palpable fear as a result of Xenophobic attacks, especially in South Africa.

The President of CPND, Alex Orji made the assertion on Thursday during the candlelight procession in honour of the slain Nigerian Insurance chief, Mrs Elizabeth Ndubuisi-Chukwu, who was killed in a hotel in South Africa.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the procession was held at the Liberty Bridge, Maryland Lagos.

Orji said that that Nigerians deserved better treatment from the South African Government away from the killings being experienced.

“The reason for these ugly incidents was because the government of South Africa refused to act on those killings.

“It has got to the level that the woman killed was just visiting South Africa, with this ugly trend; there is a need to speak out veraciously. Nigerians have been…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria