Xenophobic attacks: Tell your people to stop hostility against Nigerians, Oba of Benin tells S/African Govt.


By Emmanuel Elebeke
ABUJA – The Oba of Benin, His Royal Highness, Omo N’ Oba N’ Edo Uku Akpolokpolo Oba Ewuare II, has called on South Africa Government to put measures in place to end the frequentc xenorphobic attacks against Nigerians in their country.

Left: Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II.  Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 

The Oba made the call during the post coronation reception and Cultural display organised in his honour yesterday by the Edo indigenes resident in Abuja.

The Royal Majesty said that Nigeria did so much of work for South Africa to be freed from apartheid and also helped Angola in many ways and as deserve better treatment rather than attacks.

He said: “We are a little sad in Nigeria that our Nigerians are constantly being bombbarded with hostility and aggression.

“We appeal to South Africa Government to do its best to stamp out this hostility to Nigerians as…

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