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Nigerian students protest xenophobic attacks in SA

22 April 2015, 12:13

Abuja - Students of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and members of the Youth Action for Success protested the ongoing xenophobic attacks on foreigners, especially Nigerians, in South Africa,  Punch reports.

The UNILAG students on Monday staged a protest at the South Africa’s High Commission, Lagos, while the YAS members took to the streets of Enugu on Tuesday.

Also read: Nigerians lose N21 million property to Xenophobic attacks in SA

The UNILAG students delivered a protest letter to the South African High Commissioner, Amb. Lulu Mguni, giving the South African authorities a 24-hour ultimatum to either stop the attacks or face a boycott of businesses and products from the country.

In Enugu, the youths, who protested on the streets of the coal city, demanded an end to the attacks within 48 hours, failing which South African investments in Enugu State and other parts of Nigeria would be destroyed.

The youths, under the aegis of YAS, carried placards with various inscriptions.

Read more at Punch

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