Xenophobic Attacks: Angry Nigerian Youths Burn MTN Office In Ibadan [Video]

September 4, 2019
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Following the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa, some angry Nigerian youths on Tuesday evening burned down the MTN office in Bodija, Ibadan, the Oyo capital.

MTN, a South African telecoms firm which is the largest mobile phone operator in Nigeria was raized around 9 p.m. on Tuesday, 3rd September 2019.

According to reports, irate protesters had attempted to vandalize the office during the day but security operatives resisted the attack. Some hoodlums regrouped at night and set the office on fire.

The pictures and videos of the scene were shared on social media. Residents also confirmed the incident.

Other South African businesses, including Shoprite, clothes retailer PEP, and MTN have been targeted in other states of the country.

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