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5000 Job Loss Reported Following Reprisal Attacks on South African Businesses

Sep 09, 2019 06:23 PM
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Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu Over 5000 people have reportedly lost their jobs in Lagos to the reprisal attack caused by the xenophobic attack in South Africa. Shopping malls were looted in the process, leading to the closure of Shoprite, Pep and MTN Nigeria offices and stores across Nigeria. were the most affected because the businesses attacked in Lagos were employers of Nigerians. He advised that such action shouldn’t repeat itself, because while the Xenophobic attack occurred in South Africa, the jobs that were affected in the process were Nigerian-connected and not otherwise.

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