Nana Ofori Owusu, PPP Communicator, has condemned the xenophobic attacks on immigrants in South Africa.
Earlier this week, angry mob reportedly attacked Nigerians and looted shops belonging to Pakistanis, Somalis and other immigrants around Pretoria and parts of Johannesburg.
The indigenes are said to have carried out the xenophobic attacks on basis that the immigrants have taken over their businesses.
Addressing the issue on Peace FM's 'Kokrokoo', Nana Ofori Owusu called on Africans to support their fellow Blacks and not cause any hostilities between them.
According to him, though he may understand the plight of the South Africans, their resort to attacks is not the best solution to the issue.
He noted that the locals should equally know that the immigrants are there to earn a living and instead of antagonizing them, they should rather live in harmony with them.
“The African must be one always. Black on black, African to African; we must at all times have the mindset that we’re one and when the spirit of oneness comes, we can solve everything . . . Africans should have a common mind and unite to solve our problems. We’ll have challenges as people, as African race; as African people but we must solve those challenges.”
Nana Ofori also advised the African Union and the affected countries not to take a revenge on the South Africans, saying "let's not create a condition of us versus them. We're one" but find a better way to let peace reign among the people.
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