White lady loses friend in xenophobic attacks; begs Buhari in 'pidgin' English to act (video)

White lady loses friend in xenophobic attacks; begs Buhari in 'pidgin' English to act (video)

- @Julisco, a Twitter user has shared a video of a 'white' lady in tears on her timeline

- The video shows the white lady sadly recounting that she lost a friend in the latest xenophobic attacks against Nigerians in South Africa

- The white lady spoke fluent Naija pidgin English to call on President Buhari to act and engineer positive change in Nigeria

In an emotional twist, a broken-hearted 'white' lady took to Twitter to share an excruciating ordeal of how she lost her childhood friend in the latest xenophobic attacks on other African nationals living in South Africa.

Twitter user, @Julisco, posted the video of the lady in tears while appealing to Nigeria's President Buhari to act over the attacks and improve living conditions in Nigeria for its citizens.

"My Nigerian Childhood Friend Has Just Been Killed In South Africa in the #XenophobicAttacks - Oyinbo Lady Burst Into Tears As She Calls Out President Buhari!!,'' her post said.

The recent xenophobic attacks have seen Nigerian-owned shops being ransacked by South Africans.

Five people have also died following the acts of criminality on fellow Africans by South Africans which have been met with worldwide condemnation particular from Africa.

Videos and photos making rounds on social media show South Africans beating Nigerians and attacking Nigerian-owned shops to loot items.

While the 'white' lady's identity isn’t readily known, she took to Twitter in tears to disclose that she lost her childhood friend in the recent xenophobic attacks and called on Nigeria’s President Buhari to act.

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The lady also blamed the latest criminality faced by Nigerian’s in South Africa on poor living conditions in Nigeria which have compelled many of its citizen to flee the country in search of greener pastures.

''Oga Buhari, wetin dey play now. Just hear say one of my friends don die for soutey because he go find opportunity wey eno dey for Nigeria. It’s time Nija dey change oh. People are dying. If opportunity dey for Nija, person no go run,'' which translates ''Mr. Buhari, what are young doing now. I just heard that one of my friends has died in South Africa because he left to the country to find opportunity that is not Nigeria. It’s time Nigeria experiences some change oh. People are dying. If there are opportunities in Nigeria, no person will run,'' she said while in heavy tears.

She continued: ''Nigeria is very beautiful with lovely people. It’s time that Nigeria received some sort of change.''

YEN.com.gh earlier reported that human right groups and other African governments have express concern about the latest xenophobic attacks and looting in the northern Johannesburg town of Alexandra and also unrest in Marabastad in Pretoria.

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

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