Professor Wole Soyinka has blasted the Federal Government for rebuking President Olusegun Obasanjo over his comments that Boko Haram and herdsmen only plan to Fulanise West Africa and Islamise Africa.
Wole Soyinka slammed FG for shunning the call for partnership efforts to tackle insecurity, like Obasanjo suggested.
He revealed this at the United Bank for Africa, UBA, symposium, tagged: “Africa’s history redefined: Our past, a path to the future.’’
His words, “However, everybody knows that my relationship with Obasanjo is not too cordial but at the same time, we should be very careful not to be dismissive. If there is a substance, the language must be put aside for a moment.
“I heard the Minister of Information, and I had the feeling that they are leaving aside the substance and worrying too much about the language. Obasanjo was calling for a meeting of stakeholders on a very serious aspect of social menace this country is under going.
“This country is under going a horrendous descent into the abyss. The perfect picture of Africa is what we must continue to uphold in view as leaders have used the word ‘unity’ to destroy our people.
“The issue of Boko Haram is currently being discussed in the House of parliament in England in relation to Africa’s well-being.”
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