SA warned of grave consequences if killing of Nigerians continues

National Bank of Nigeria headquarter in the capital Abuja

Nigeria’s Senate has warned South Africa that if the killing of Nigerian citizens in the country continues there will be grave consequences.

Senate President Ahmad Lawan – referring to South Africa’s ongoing problems with xenophobia where foreigners and their property have been repeatedly attacked often with deadly consequences – issued the warning on Wednesday during a plenary session, Ripples Nigeria reported on Thursday.

Lawan added that Pretoria should also extend “due respect to Nigeria and should not take the good gesture towards it for granted”.

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