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Xenophobia: Shoprite suspends operation in Ikeja as Nigerian protesters halt sales in Surulere and Lekki outlets (videos)

Some angry Nigerian protesters stormed Shoprite outlets in Ikeja, Lekki and Surulere area of Lagos state earlier today to express their displeasure over the xenophobic attacks targeted at Nigerians in South Africa.  While the protest in Ikeja was peaceful, the protest in Surulere and Lekki were almost violent but stopped by the Police. In Lekki, tyres were set on fire by some angry youths who sang solidarity songs as they made their way into the shopping outlet. They were however stopped from gaining entrace into the facility by some Nigerian policemen.  Heavy presence of police men at shoprite Lekki preventing angry Nigerians from destroying South Africans investment follow the attacks on Nigerians.#SayNoToXenophobia pic.twitter.com/f7kMlXRqB0— Funke Fatai #BBNaija (@phunky___) September 3, 2019Currently at Shoprite circle mall Lekki, pic.twitter.com/jNV5c265HZ— President Christian (@Chrisblin) September 3, 2019One person reported dead already in the anti-xenophobia protest ongoing at Shoprite, Jakande area of Lekki, Lagos. #Xenophia #SayNoToXenophobia #SAShutdown pic.twitter.com/FV4YiRP5yh— SHERIFF QUADRY (@SheriffQuadry) September 3, 2019I just passed through Jakande now, it is a mess guys…Please try to stay away… Bonfires on the expressway….It has turn to a showdown between the police and the street….They want to literally burn shoprite lekki down… pic.twitter.com/aPIA72m5gK— Olajide Oluwaseun K. (@anytweets4seun) September 3, 2019  In Surulere, a lady engaged in a lone protest. @MegRicketts was heard telling the South African owners of Shoprite to speak up against the attacks.  #shoprite My one man peaceful protest at their Surulere store this morning, against #Xenophobia pic.twitter.com/Nr0UnsCnF1— [email protected] (@MegRicketts) September 3, 2019  The management of the Shoprite facility in Ikeja however suspended its operation by 4pm, 5 hours before its normal closing time.   Nigerians are Tired. Peaceful Protest at Ikeja City Mall #XenophobicAttack #SayNoToXenophobia pic.twitter.com/CXjxpzoMLe— Dr. PamPam | Omo Iya Ologi (@thepamilerin) September 3, 2019The post Xenophobia: Shoprite suspends operation in Ikeja as Nigerian Protesters Halt Sales in Surulere and Lekki outlets (videos) appeared first on Linda Ikeji Blog.

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