South Africa’s Eye Witness News (EWN) reports that the South African consulate in Lagos has re-opened after recent anti-xenophobia protests in Nigeria. The consulate was closed for two days earlier in the week because they officials felt threatened.
According to Pulse, the Consul-General of South Africa to Nigeria, His Excellency Sam Munaisa announced the temporary closure of it consulate office in Lagos. In his e-mail to the South African business forum in Nigeria, the Consul General said that the office will be closed until Thursday, 23rd April. The e-mail further stated that South Africans in Nigeria should be mindful of their safety and be vigilant on any retaliatory actions following the xenophobic attacks at home.