No Nigerian death in xenophobic attacks

 The Nigerian government has refuted claims that some Nigerians died during the recent xenophobic attacks.

“The ministry has not received the report of any death of Nigerian in the latest incidents of attacks against foreigners.
“The Nigerian High Commission in Pretoria is in constant touch with the Nigerian Union in South Africa, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) of South Africa, as well as the South African police.
“All these agencies have confirmed that no Nigerian life was lost in the recent incident,” she said.

Nigerian buildings, properties and places of worship worth millions of dollars were destroyed by South Africans on February 5 and 18. After which the Ministry on Monday, February 20, summoned the South Africa High Commissioner over the matter.

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