Video of how Nigerians gathered in 'Rambo style' against xenophobic attacks pops up

Video of how Nigerians gathered in 'Rambo style' against xenophobic attacks pops up

- A video has surfaced online in the wake of another round of xenophobic attacks against other Africans in South Africa

- Nigerians and their properties have been particularly targeted in the recent attacks by South Africans

- The video shows some group of men reported to be Nigerians gathering to defend themselves against the criminality

A video making rounds on Twitter shows how some Nigerians assembled to protect themselves in the wake of the latest rounds of xenophobic attacks on other Africans living in South Africa, particularly Nigerians.

The BBC reported that five people died and several shops torched in the latest xenophobic attacks in South Africa.

Nigerians in South Africa were brutally attacked and shops belonging to some of them were torched as a result which compelled tens of them to gather to defend themselves against the brutish criminality.

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The video making rounds on Twitter shows the men reported to be Nigerians collecting weapons including machetes and mini-rifles to go on the defense following attacks by South Africans on Nigerians and their properties.

Twitter user, Pator Clinton, also shared a video along with a caption which read: ''Some Nigerians have decided to fight back n defend themselves since our president and government decided to do nothing.''

Africans of other nationalities have been attacked in South Africa and some shops looted in latest xenophobic attacks. recently reported that he Nigerian government in a statement summoned the South High Commissioner to Nigeria while noting ''Nigeria’s displeasure over the treatment of her citizens''.

Meanwhile, Twitter user, Isah Miqdad, has given life to the narrative that there are still some individuals with unshakable moral cabinets when he took to his handle to share his inspiring experience with a ''keke'' rider. Isah Miqdad with Twitter handle, @Miqdad_th14, posted the story of Abubakar on his feed, recounting that Abubakar, who has no phone, returned a laptop and wallet to him when they forgot the items in his tricycle.

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