With the retaliatory actions of Nigerians over the xenophobic attack in South Africa that led to many of South African businesses been affected in Lagos, Oyo and other parts of the country, MTN and DSTV offices in Kano, on Wednesday were temporarily shut down.
The MTN office within the Kano Business District was shut based on the instruction from its headquarters to temporarily shut as heavily armed security guard the premises of DSTV in Nasarawa GRA.
According to our source, security agents at MTN Kano office confiscated phone of a young man trying to take picture of the place.
Activities at Shoprite on Zoo road by the Trade Fair Complex was skeletal with stern-looking security personnel.
The spillover effects of the xenophobic attack in Nigeria has been widespread, and there are fear it could rear its ugly head in the northern part of the country.