The Nigerian Union in South Africa has claimed that two communities in the former apartheid country had asked them to leave their territories.

Ikechukwu Anyene, President of the Union, said the Kuruman community in Northern Cape Province had given Nigerians then order till Thursday to quit.

Anyene also revealed that the Klaafontein community, Extension 5, Johannesburg had instructed landlords not to allow Nigerians in the area to renew their rent.

He said the South Africans blame Nigerians for the rise of illicit drug trade and prostitution.

“The Nigeria union held series of meetings with the affected communities as well as police and local authorities on the recent threats to Nigerians.

“We have also written reports on these incidents and sent to the Nigerian Mission and the South African police.
“We recommended interventions before the June 16 deadline to the mission and we are waiting for their response” he said.

He pointed out that the Union has informed the Nigerian Mission and informed the Police.


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