Xenophobia: Nigerian celeb says violence is never the answer

Xenophobia: Nigerian celeb says violence is never the answer

- Nigerian rapper, Falz, has condemned the violent acts of Nigerians in their reactions to the xenophobia in South Africa

- Many citizens have now resorted to looting shops and vandalising properties of innocent Nigerians under the guise of destroying South African businesses

- Falz has preached against the violence as he explained that it is not the way to solve the problem

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Many Nigerian celebs have used their social media platforms to react to xenophobic attacks in South Africa. While some celebs seem to fuel the hate further, others have preached against the violence.

After the reports of xenophobia in South Africa, some Nigerians have looted the shops of innocent citizens and vandalised their properties under the guise of destroying South African businesses.

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African rapper, Falz, has strongly condemned these violent acts of Nigerians on his Twitter page.

He wrote: “This a very difficult time for everyone but violence is never the answer. Attacking people or vandalising businesses in Nigeria will not solve the problem, but will rather make things worse. We are hurting our own selves! Please.”

See his tweet below:

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Just recently, Briefly.co.za reported that Nigerian star, Wizkid, condemned the violence as he expressed disappointment at the comments of some celebrities on the issue.

According to him, this is not the time to point fingers and preach hate as people are actually dying and hateful comments from celebs can lead to more death.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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