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Xenophobia in South Africa: Oby Ezekwesili petitions President Cyril Ramaphosa

Concerned and worried former Minister of Education Oby Ezekwesili today,  Monday, September 2, added her voice to the ongoing  Xenophobic attack launched on Nigerians in South Africa. 


 It is no longer news that for days now, properties including cars which belong to Nigerians in the country, were set on fire by South Africans. 

Shops belonging to Nigerians was also looted by South Africans as captured in a viral video. 

Oby Ezekwesili in her tweets addressed to both President Cyril Ramaphosa and President Buhari, decried the attacks in the country.

According to the former President candidate, the maiming and killing of citizens of Nigeria and other African countries in South Africa dishonors everything our collective fight for freedom was about.

She also stated that it is time to get candid as the killings has gone on for long without any effective response. Read her tweets below; 

Oby Ezekwesili✔@obyezeks Dear President @CyrilRamaphosa and  @GovernmentZA , the maiming and killing of citizens of Nigeria and other African countries in South Africa dishonors everything our collective fight for freedom was about. Even as children in Primary School, we played our part. Please STOP IT.
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Oby Ezekwesili✔@obyezeks · 7h Dear President @CyrilRamaphosa and  @GovernmentZA , the maiming and killing of citizens of Nigeria and other African countries in South Africa dishonors everything our collective fight for freedom was about. Even as children in Primary School, we played our part. Please STOP IT.

Oby Ezekwesili✔@obyezeksDear President @MBuhari and @NigeriaGov , it is time to take decisive actions to protect our Citizens in South Africa. The maiming and killings have gone on for too long without effective response. The bilateral relations with South Africa is troubled. It is time to be CANDID.

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