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South African xenophobes value dogs more than humans –Adeoye, returnee


Oluwatosin Adeoye, one of the Nigerians evacuated from South Africa following xenophobic attacks in that country, tells SIMON UTEBOR that the xenophobes don’t value human lives


What is your name?


My name is Oluwatosin Adeoye. I am from Ogun State.


What were you doing in South Africa?


I was a caterer.


Why did you choose to return to Nigeria?


I returned because South African citizens burnt my shop in Johannesburg.


How long were you in South Africa?


I was there for seven years.


What were your experiences like in South Africa?


It was horrible, horrendous and nightmarish. I blame myself for going to South Africa in the first place. I found out that all the things I had been doing for seven years went down the drains. I have nothing to show for the seven years I spent in South Africa. I have come back empty-handed.

Via : punchnews

In My opinion

If all of these were being done to the woman in question, what on earth was she still staying there for? Waiting for a free flight? If the country didn’t sooth you, shouldn’t you be done with it? I understand that South Africa started asking its foreigners to leave but you stayed there for seven years and there isn’t any good thing to say about the place? Just because you have left that place doesn’t require a horrible tale.

I hope they find the courage to pick up from where they currently are and forge on with life.


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