Barely a week after a Nigeria was gruesomely murderes in South Africa, another Nigeria this time a taxi driver has Been killed. Benjamin Simeon, a Nigerian taxi driver who hails from Okposi, Ebonyi State was killed in Johannesburg on August 3, 2019.
Narratiing ther incident, the leader of the Nigerian Citizens Association, Western Cape Province, Mr Charles Eleberi, said the victim who hails from Umuahia Ubeku in Abia state was stabbed several times by passengers he went to pick in Nyanga location, Ca
Mr Eleberi further stated that the late Ajouna’s car and belongings were stolen and was declared dead by the time he reached the hospital.
Earlier in July, the Nyanga police had called on Uber and Bolt (formerly Taxify) drivers to avoid the Browns Farm Crossroads and Nyanga areas as robbers and hijackers targeted the e-hailing service drivers.
However, Nigeria’s High Commissioner, Ambassador Kabir Bala, along with other mission officials have visited his pregnant widow and two children where he promised that the case will be followed up till the perpetrators are brought to book.