Nigerian youths threatens to shutdown MTN, Shoprite, Multichoice and DSTV over Xenophobic attack in South Africa

Report made it known that Some youths, under the aegis of The Flagship, have threatened to shutdown South African firms operating in Nigeria over the alleged killing of Nigerians and looting of their property in the ongoing xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
The aggrieved youths said this on Monday during a protest at the office of telecommunications giant, MTN, on 3rd East Circular Road, Muritala Muhammed Way, in Benin. the Edo State capital.
They also carried placards with several inscriptions, some of which read, ‘Xenophobia is ‎inhuman’, ‘Zuma, call your boys to order’ and ‘S/Africans can’t be making money from us, killing us’.
Spokesperson for the group, Austin Enabulele, described the alleged attacks as inhuman and condemnable, adding that the protest was a warning to the South African government to put a stop to the attacks on Nigerians or risk losing its foreign investments.
Enabulele said, “We are all Africans; we wonder why they should attack our fellow Nigerians who are doing their legitimate business in South Africa, when we have shown them love to operate in Nigeria.
“We have come here to say to (President Jacob) Zuma to call his people to order(caution them) because if he fails to call them to order(caution them) we will do the needful. We are aware of all their business in Nigeria; we know of MTN; we know of Shoprite; we know of Multichoice company and we know of every other companies that belong to South Africa.
“We will shut down all their services if they continue the killing of our brothers and sisters. So, we have come here to tell them to put an end to the killing of our brothers and sisters, who are doing their legitimate jobs in South Africa.”
Also speaking, the Vice President of the group, Gloria Noren‎, decried what she described as ingratitude of South Africans, whom she said had received financial support from Nigeria during the apartheid era.


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