Most Nigerians have lost their senses; I am embarrased that I share the same nation with them – Wole Soyinka


Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has lashed out at some Nigerians, over their reactions to his outburst against United States President-elect, Donald Trump, during run up to the election. 



Prof. Wole Soyinka
Prof. Wole Soyinka

Soyinka also said he will hold a private funeral on January 20 Trump, is inaugurated as President.

Soyinka, who spoke in Lagos on Monday, explained that the funeral is not to mourn with the citizens of the US over their choice of president but to mourn the death of Nigeria’s common sense.

“Our common sense is totally lost. I am embarrassed sometimes that I occupy the same nation space with some people,” he said.

He also said Nigerians did not have the right to query his personal decision to tear his US green card.

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