Nigerians in South Africa who are to dismiss of the xenophobic attack have accused the Nigerian Embassy of closing gates on them when they went there for help and protection.
According to Nigerians in South Africa, some victims of the attack who visited the Nigerian Embassy were denied entry into the property. As a result, Nigerians had to remain in their homes, afraid for their lives and unsure if they would be the next victims as there have been threats of more attacks.
According to information , children and adults lost their life due to the attack which saw massively burn of properties, homes, and businesses owns by Nigerians Citizens and other African Nationals. Nigerian children are also unable to go to the school because of the attack.
Attack on Nigerians living in South Africa by South Africans has been going on for a while. The recent attack began on August 28, 2019, after a South African was killed by an unknown man.
Below are tweets calling out the Nigeran Embassy is South Africa for citizens peace