Nigeria’s Senate Ahmad Lawan issued a warning to South Africans against the killing of Nigerian Citizens in the country.
Lawan was speaking at the plenary session where he urged South African citizens to stop the ongoing xenophobic attacks where foreigners and their property have been constantly attacked often with deadly consequences.
The death of the deputy director-general of Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria (CIIN), Elizabeth Ndubusi-Chukwu in June resulted in almost 127 Nigerians murders in South Africa in a period of three years.
Lawan has ordered Foreign Affairs to do a though investigation into the death of CIIN deputy director-general and has also issued travel alert to Nigerians travelling to South Africa.
He also endorsed that the Nigerian delegation to the Pan African Parliament (PAP) raise the matter before parliament for deliberation and so that they can find a solution.
Koketso Ramorei is a journalist and news editor of SADC News with years of experience in a number of genres including sports, politics and community reporting. He has worked for a numerous publications including The Citizen Newspaper and is a former editor of a Johannesburg-based off-campus publication called The Waldorfian Times.