Xenophobic attack: Umahi appeals to SA govt over murdered NigeriansAugust 5, 2019
Xenophobic attack: Umahi appeals to SA govt over murdered Nigerians
Xenophobic attack…Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State has appealed to the South African government over the supposed homicide of a Nigerian, Mr. Benjamin Simeon in South Africa.
Simeon, 43, a local of Okposi, Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi and inhabitant in South Africa was purportedly shot dead by shooters in Johannesburg.
Umahi, in an announcement marked by Mr. Emmanuel Uzor, Chief Press Secretary and made accessible to newsmen in Abakaliki on Sunday mentioned a careful examination concerning the conditions encompassing the abhorrent homicide of Simeon.
Simeon was purportedly shot by yet to be recognized shooters on Aug 3, 2019, at Verona Street in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Umahi, in the appeal kept in touch with the South African High Commission in Nigeria, required a full examination concerning the executing of the Nigerian native with the end goal of exposing the executioners and carrying them to equity.
The perished, was until his demise, a cab driver in Johannesburg.
He had dropped his travelers in the blink of an eye before he was supposedly shot dead by his attackers.
“The perished was until his demise a decent Nigerian native occupant in South Africa where he was approaching his ordinary business as a cabbie,” he said.
Umahi approached the Federal Government to intervene in the issue to guarantee that culprits were brought to book.
“We approach South African government to guarantee that equity isn’t just served to Simeon yet in addition served to the Nigerian government, Ebonyi and the group of the perished.
“The passing of a very capable and decent native of Nigeria who was approaching his real business in South Africa suitably moves every one of us to approach the stores of our appreciated African fellowship.