Nigerian owned businesses and shops have been vandalised and goods stolen in a fresh Xenophobic attack which took place on Tuesday in Mpumalanga Province, South Africa.
Report state that about eight Nigerians were abducted by South Africans in Evander, north-west of Secunda in Mpumalanga province of the country. The abducted persons have since been released after government intervention. Others were beaten mercilessly during the Xenophobic attack by residents
According to the president of the Nigerian union in South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, the abducted Nigerians were released on Wednesday after their union pressured the South African authorities.
“The mob arrested eight Nigerians and took them to an unknown destination”, Olubajo said.