Mr Chicaodili Nwanedo, the Chairman of Nigeria Union, North West Province of South Africa, said on Thursday that members owned more than 30 thriving business outlets in Rustenburg.
He said this in Rustenburg, North West Province of South Africa, that Nigerians in the area were doing well in business as well as education and health sectors.
He said that the business outlets had created so many jobs for South African and Nigerian youths.
“Nigerians in the province are doing well. In Rustenburg, we have more than 30 thriving businesses in different sectors which have employed a lot of people.
“Some other Nigerians are also in the universities, government owned hospitals and providing diverse services to the mines,” he said.
Nwanedo said the union has five wards in the province with Nigerians doing well in legitimate businesses there.
“In these wards, Nigerians are selling cars and food, while some are engaged in upholstery making, car repairs and barbing among other vocations,” he said.
The chairman said the union was working hard to assist some members who may be tempted to venture into crime by providing them jobs and counselling services.
He said that members with business outlets were willing to employ those who want to engage in a vocation in order to become self-employed.