Photos: South Africans attack businesses owned by Nigerians in Pretoria
In another act of Xenophobia, some South Africans Saturday attacked and looted some Nigerian-owned businesses in Pretoria West. According to the President of the Nigeria Union in South African, Ikechukwu Anyene, the attacks started at about 4am Saturday morning. Five buildings that housed some Nigerian businesses were razed. He added that one of the buildings was a mechanic garage with 28 cars and many vital documents.
Also a Nigerian clergy man identified as Prophet Sangojimni was physically assaulted. One Nigerian man said his house was razed and he lost all his properties including his passport, that of his wife and son.
According to reports, the South Africans say they are angry with Nigerians for engaging in drug pushing and prostitution.