Xenophobia: Nigerians now looting from their fellows in Lagos

Xenophobia: Nigerians now looting from their fellows in Lagos

- A Nigerian lady has taken to social media to cry out after her store was looted in Sangotedo, Lagos

- According to the lady identified as Lily, goods worth millions were carted away with by protesters

- Lily, who shared photos on Twitter, expressed her sadness over the issue stating that this was no longer a protest against xenophobia

It has been widely reported how an attempt to burn a Shoprite branch in Lekki, Lagos, was foiled by personnel of Nigerian police and other security personnel.

The incident occurred on the afternoon of Tuesday, September 3, at the Shoprite outlet by Jakande bus-stop in retaliation to the Xenophobic attack ongoing in South Africa.

Following this, there were reports of shops getting looted in other parts of Lagos by Nigerians.

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A Twitter user identified Lily Loveth took to social media to cry out that she has been affected.

According to the lady, her own countrymen vandalized her shop and properties worth millions stolen.

Sharing photos of her destroyed shop, she wrote: "My store at Novare, Timekeepers Novare mall, Sangotedo, Lekki, has been broken into, looted and goods worth millions has been carted away with, this is getting out of hand, this happened this evening, am so sad.. Plz share this."

"This is no longer protest against #Zenophobia it is now against the masses and innocent citizen of the country claimed to be fighting for... Plz help me share this. I work there and am going to be rendered jobless, am I a south african? My company is owned by a Nigerian."

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Meanwhile, a Nigerian man identified as Thaddeus, who claims to be married to a South African woman, shared a sad video on Twitter that captured the moment his properties were razed down by fire.

Thaddeus who disclosed that he works as a video editor in a TV station in the country, revealed that he also has a side hustle of selling cars, in other to sufficiently cater for his family.

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