Abuja - Minister of State for Foreign Affairs II, Senator Musiliu Obanikoro has denied reports that Nigerians were the target in the ongoing xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
Speaking via his official Twitter account, @ MObanikoro, he said the reports were false as the Nigerian High Commissioner to South Africa has affirmed that the said killing of Nigerians is yet to be ascertained.
He also added that efforts are being made to secure the lives and property of Nigerian citizens in South Africa.
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He stated that the situation is being closely monitored and the government will do all to protect its citizens in South Africa.
- News 24