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Xenophobia: South Africans confused because of years of oppression – Burna Boy

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Award winning Nigerian musician, Burna Boy, has lambasted South Africans over the recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals, especially Nigerians.

Burna, in a series of tweets on his Twitter handle, @burnaboy, said that South Africans were confusing their friends with enemies because of the years of oppression they went through.

He said until South African government did something about the trend, he would never set foot on South Africa again.

The singer said since 2017, he never visited South Africa.

Hr said though there were South Africans who were loving and amazing, those in that category are “not many”, Burna says.

Burna also encouraged Nigerians in South Africa to protect and defend themselves always.

There have been recent alleged information that South Africans attacked Nigerians in an apparent xenophobic onslaught against foreign nationals.

Also, there have been alleged reports of reprisal attacks in Nigeria on South African interests like Shoprite.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian government has summoned the South African Commissioner in Nigeria over the incident.