Nigerian Adolescent Shot Dead In South Africa

With the homicide of Mrs. Obianuju Ndubuisi-Chukwu, a Nigerian protection boss, still new,another Nigerian has been slaughtered in the previous politically-sanctioned racial segregation enclave. 

The most recent slaughtering realizes to 200, Nigerians murdered in xenophobic assaults among 2016 and this year. 

South Africa is home to around 800,000 Nigerians, for the most part youngsters, as per informal records. 

Mrs. Ndubisi-Chukwu, who was the Delegate Chief General of the Sanctioned Protection Foundation of Nigeria (CIIN) and was murdered on June 13 in her lodging in South Africa. 

The young person, Chinonso Obiaju, 17, a Nigerian still in secondary school, was shot dead in Johannesburg on Saturday. 

The Leader of the Nigerian Association in South Africa, Adetola Olubajo, who affirmed the executing to the News Organization of Nigeria (NAN), said the expired understudy lived in Roodepoort, Johannesburg with his gatekeeper. 

Olubajo told NAN on the phone that his watchman, Mike Nsofor, unveiled that he was shot at about 6.30pm. 

"He went to purchase from a shop with his companion and somebody pursued and opened flame on them, executing him,'' he cited the gatekeeper as saying. 

He included that the family would cover him in South Africa, taking note of that the association's chiefs in Johannesburg would reach him on improvements. 

Olubajo said they were setting off to the police on Monday to settle on the vault and arrangement of his papers. 

"He was brought into the world here I learnt and the mother is in the U.S. 

"I have addressed Mike Nsofor to pass the Nigerian people group's sympathies and call for equity to be served for this situation as anyone who chases down a youthful student couldn't have any legitimate reasons,'' Mr Olubajo said. 

He beseeched the government to critically secure Nigerians in the Diaspora.

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