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.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s