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No Nigerian Killed in South African Xenophobic Attacks -Obanikoro

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As shocking photos and videos of xenophobic attacks against African immigrants by South Africans shocks the world,the Nigerian Minister of State II for Foreign Affairs, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, has said that from available information from the Mission in South Africa, no Nigerian casualty has been ascertained in the ongoing xenophobic attacks in the country.He said the situation is being closely monitored and the Jonathan-led government will do all to protect its citizens in South Africa.
He said,

 “from the information emanating from our Mission in South Africa, no Nigerian casualty has been ascertained.”Our Acting High Commissioner to South Africa is in Durban right now to ensure the safety of Nigerian citizens in the affected areas. Our Acting High Commissioner to South Africa has the directive of our Government to address all issues arising from the crisis, ” he posted on Twitter.

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