MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan was reportedly burnt by protesters against the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
In a video posted on social media, the MTN office in Ibadan was completely gutted by fire. And there was no sign of operatives of the Oyo State Fire Service at the scene of the incident.
The burnig of the building is not unconnected to the attacks on Nigerians in south Africa. Some few days back, some Nigerian businesses in the country were attacked and set on fire.
See the video:
MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan set on fire last night by angry protesters
— Laila Ijeoma | Lailasnews.com (@LailaIjeoma) September 4, 2019
Nigerians across the country had planned a peaceful protest yesterday against the South African owned companies in the country. The protests later went awry and businesses were attacked and looted by some unscrupulous elements.
According to reports, two Shoprite Malls were looted massively in Lagos yesterday. Looters were seen at the centers carting away goods worth millions of Naira.
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