Special Assistant on Diaspora Matters to the President, Mrs. Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has tongue-lashed South Africa’s Home Affairs Minister, Mr. Malusi Gigaba, over his negation of the death of 116 Nigerians in xenophobic attacks by his fellow countrymen. Mrs. Dabiri-Erewa in a strongly worded statement bemoaned as irresponsible the failure of the minster to realise the fact that xenophobia is a social disease which his countrymen needed to be cured of. Noting with irony that Nigeria’s past assistance to South Africa has fetched xenophobia, Mrs. Dabiri-Erewa remonstrated with the South African Home Affairs minister over his lethargic response that the death of “more than 100 Nigerians” should be sorted out at the diplomatic level.

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