Unknown gunmen have killed one Nigerian and injured two others in South Africa, following an attack on Nigel, a small gold mining town in Gauteng Province.
The development was confirmed by Odefa Ikele, spokesperson for Nigerian Union South Africa,
Ikele identified the dead as one Chikamso Ufordi, who hailed from Enugu State.
According to Ikele, Ufordi was trailed by some unknown gunmen, and was shot while in his car with two other Nigerian friends.
Ufordi died instantly, while his friends sustained various degrees of injury.
This is coming weeks after Three Nigerians were attacked in fresh xenophobic violence against foreigners in different locations of Witbank, Mpumanlaga Province, South Africa.
The October 22 attacks came on the heels of efforts by presidents Muhammadu Buhari and Cyril Ramaphosa to ensure they found an amicable and lasting solution to xenophobia in the latter’s country.