By ThankGod Ogala
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Thursday stormed three South African companies including MTN office in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital, protesting frequent xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa.
The other offices picketed were MultiChoice DSTV and Stanbic IBTC branch, all in Oke-Ilewo, Abeokuta.
The protesting students led by National Public Relations Officer of NANS, Azeez Adeyemi carried placards with different inscriptions such as “South Africans have declared war; Enough is Enough; Nigerian Students can no longer keep quiet while South Africans kill Nigerians and All South African business interests must leave Nigeria now among others.
About 127 Nigerians have been reported to have lost their lives over the years as a result of xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
The protest took the students to the MTN office in Oke-Ilewo; a branch of MultiChoice DSTV and locked up both offices.