The 2019 Vice Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Mr. Peter Obi, has called on the Government of South Africa to compensate all those affected by the “xenophobic madness”.
He, however, pleaded to Nigerians not to engage in violence.
Mr. Obi in a chat with some media correspondent on Friday at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos.
The former Anambra State Governor urged Nigerians in South Africa to come together and look out for each other in this challenging time.
Obi told the Nigerian government to demonstrate concern for Nigerians by engaging South Africa on compensating those affected by the xenophobic attacks.
Mr. Obi appealed to government at all levels as well as well-meaning Nigerians to support those affected by the crisis.
He disclosed that he is in touch with some Nigerian leaders in South Africa and expressed worry about the effect of the actions of South Africans on African unity.