Metro Nigerian Family Gives up New Home in Belfast after Racist Protest- theguardian



A Nigerian man whose home was subjected this week to a racist protest in Belfast said the incident was "like a flashback" to an attempted racial assault on him three years earlier.

Michael Abiona has been forced to give up the house he was allocated in the Knocknagoney area of East Belfast after racists turned up on his doorstep on Tuesday.

Five people including a woman held up banners with the slogans "Houses 4 Local People" and "We need Homes 2" on them. Abiona said he would not now move into the Northern Ireland Housing Executive home - the region's public housing authority - because he feared for his three year old son's safety.

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