Shoprite’s Exit
Shopping carts stand parked outside the entrance to a Shoprite Holdings Ltd. store in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Friday, Aug. 12, 2011. Christo Wiese, whose net worth is an estimated $1.6 billion according to Forbes Magazine, controls Shoprite Holdings Ltd., Africa's largest grocer, and holds more than a third of Brait SA, the biggest South African private equity company. Photographer: Nadine Hutton/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Nigerians and Customers of Shoprite have taken to social media platforms, Twitter to react over the news of South African retailer, Shoprite, to exit the Nigerian market.

Shoprite on Monday announced that it had started a formal process to consider the potential sale of all or a majority stake in its supermarkets in Nigeria, it said in a trading statement for the 52 weeks to end June, which was released on Monday, August 3.

NewsOnline Nigeria understands that Shoprite will become the third South African retailer to leave the Nigerian market after Mr. Price and Woolworths.

Below are Nigerians Reaction Over Shoprite Exit