Journalist forum condemns attacks on African migrants in Middle East


By Ibironke Ariyo
The Journalist International Forum for Migration (JIFORM) and stakeholders have condemned the incessant attacks on African Migrants in the Middle East.

The President, JIFORM, Mr Ajibola Abayomi, said this at the African Migration Summit organised by JIFORM and Nekotech Centre of Excellence, on Thursday in Accra, Ghana.

Abayomi said that the agony of several African migrants in the Middle East being enslaved under the Kafala System was an open secret that manifested in Lebanon, Yemen, Omani, Saudi Arabia and others.

He said that undue hostilities among Africans and leaders must stop, saying that implementation of African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) and policies needed to accelerate it must be put in place.

He recalled the xenophobia attack as witnessed in South Africa sometimes ago, saying that such should never rear its ugly head again.

“If fellow black brothers continue to attack themselves back at home, what moral justification do we…

Source: News Agency of Nigeria