Xenophobia: Punish Attackers, Group Urges International Community
Deejays Association of Nigeria, the umbrella body for disk jockeys in Nigeria and in the Diaspora, has called for the enforcement of punishment on all South Africans, who took part in the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and other African migrants in the former apartheid nation.
The group commended the Nigerian Government for making efforts to ensure that Nigerians in South Africa were safe.
In a statement jointly signed by the National President, Comrade Tade Adeyemi, and National Secretary, Comrade Sebastian Ikpoza, the group said, “Deejays Association of Nigeria hereby condemns in the strongest terms, the attacks on Nigerians and other African migrants in South Africa.
“We commend the Nigerian Government for drawing the ‘red line’ and making adequate efforts to bring back Nigerians who are willing to return home immediately.
“We call on the international community to add their voice to the condemnation of this heinous act and bring perpetrators to justice.”