The Nigeria High Commission in South Africa, on Tuesday, urged Nigerians affected by the xenophobic attacks to report their situation to the Commission.
This was revealed in a statement issued by High Commissioner, Ambassador Kabiru Bala. He said the reports of the victims were necessary for compilation, which will form the basis of discussion with the South African government.
Part of the statement read, “The High Commission of Nigeria in Pretoria views with concern the ongoing loss of lives, arson, and looting of properties in some parts of Gauteng Province of South Africa.
“Some of the victims of the anarchy are Nigerians and other Africans.
“The High Commission and the Consulate in Pretoria and Johannesburg are compiling the list of all the Nigerian victims of the current anarchy for engagement with the South African government and other stakeholders for succor.
“In this regard, all Nigerian victims of the current attacks are requested to come forward to report their situation to the High Commission and the Consulate.
“The two Missions will continue to be home to all Nigerians in this trying times and in the future. Since the outbreak of the attacks last week, the two Missions have remained open and continued to render normal services to Nigerians and other customers without hindrance.”