Nigerians have responded to the xenophobic attack that is ongoing in South Africa by destroying companies and infrastructures belonging to South Africans.
The rift has escalated and Nigerians are beginning to vandalize the companies established by South Africans. One of the major malls in Nigeria is Shoprite.
— SubDeliveryZone (@SubDeliveryZone) September 3, 2019
Although Africa News24 (an24) gathered that the Lagos State Police Command has reacted to the attempted attacks on Shoprite and other South African businesses in different parts of the state.
The police spokesperson, Bala Elkana, disclosed that the police had beefed up security, adding that there was no cause for alarm.
He said, “Attacks on Shoprite and other businesses owned by South Africans met stiff resistance. We have beefed up security everywhere. There is no cause for alarm.”