XENOPHOBIC ATTACK: 8 NIGERIANS TO RETURN HOME
Okeke who statsd this during a telephone interview from Johannesburg, South Africa, said the Nigerian mission was already working with them to facilitate their journey back the country.
‘’ I am working with eight Nigerians who have indicated interest to go home. They are presently at the deportation holding facility at Limbola, South Africa,’’ she said.
The Consul General said the mission held a meeting with leaders of the Nigerian Union in the nine provinces of South Africa.
‘’ The meeting was successful. Victims of the attacks came with wounds, including machete and gunshot wounds.
‘’ They narrated how they were attacked and brought pictures. We took note of all that.
‘’ The mission asked all the provincial chairmen of the union to collate all information reported,’’ she said.
Okeke noted that the report would be sent to the Federal Government for further action, adding that the mission and the union worked out a vigilance defence mechanism to protect Nigerians.