Plan under way to send a strong message to South Africa through a recently initiated exchange amass, United Labour Congress (ULC). It said arrangements are in progress to hold strong converses with the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) over the current assaults and killings of Nigerians in South African xenophobia attacks. The union expressed its worries over the continuous xenophobic assaults against non-South Africans in South Africa, urging the Central Government to promptly ferry Nigerians away to prevent further bloodshed by South Africans.
Many Nigerians and other different Africans have been subjected to tremendous misfortunes – physically, monetarily and rationally, taking after the resumption of assaults on outsiders, in a move that has pulled in worldwide out cry, as the South African Government can’t check the heightening of the invasion.
The Director of Nigeria South Africa Assembly of Trade, Foluso Phillips said there is a growing tension among a large group of Niger Delta “vigilante” are assembling to do counter backlash assaults against ‘South African’ organizations in Nigeria as a demonstration of striking back.
He warns these companies serve Nigerians and provide Services to Nigerians, these includes MTN, DSTV, Standard Bank, SA Distilleries, Sasol and another hundred different organizations. Shutting these business down amounts to shooting ourselves in the foot and to be very straight forward, the South African Government would careless.
He added:”MTN is a Nigerian organization utilizing a huge number of Nigerians specifically and in a roundabout way, whose vocation would be tested by such ruinous act. This applies to such a large number of other ‘South African’ organizations working in Nigeria also.
Talking in Lagos at the ULC’s inaugural Focal Working Board of trustees (CWC), its National President, Joe Ajaero, stated: “COSATU ought to stand in opposition to the lost animosity. The ULC is setting up modalities to contact our companions in that country for positive strides in building better relations between our natives in future.