Another Teenager Killed In South Africa
A 17-year-old Nigerian boy identified as Dennis Chinonso Obiaju was killed in a xenophobic attack in Johannesburg on Saturday, July 20th.
According to Punch, the deceased was said to have gone to a shop to buy an item with a friend when they were both chased by a yet-to-be-identified person who opened fire on them. Obiaju died instantly.
Confirming the incident, the President of the Nigerian Union in South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, said the family of the deceased have agreed to bury him in South Africa since he was born there. He also called on the Federal Government to urgently protect Nigerians in the Diaspora.