Friday, 29 March 2013

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Wole Soyinka: Nigeria on the brink of another civil war

                          Colloquium—From left: Former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu (Celebrant); Prof. Wole Soyinka, Chief Bisi Akande, National Chairman of Action Congress of Nigera (ACN) and Gov. Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State, during the 5th Annual Bola Tinubu Colloquium, held, yesterday, at Muson Centre, Lagos. Photo: Bunmi Azeez. More pix on Page 16.
NOBEL Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, yesterday, warned that Nigeria was on the border of addition civilian war and alleged for concerted accomplishments to anticipate the disaster.

Soyinka, who batten at the 5th Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu Academy in Lagos, aswell chided Admiral Goodluck Jonathan for declining to abode the breakable akin of crisis in the country.

Themed: A civic movement for change. A new bearing speaks, the academy was captivated at the MUSON Centre, Lagos.

He said: Let us face it; this nation is on the brinks. Those who do accept it, I feel actual apologetic for them because they will one day deathwatch up and acquisition out that we accept collapsed as a nation. This is not what we envisaged if we struggled for independence. This is not what we envisaged if we struggled to abolish aggressive absolutism and restore the rights and address of animal beings. But whether we like it or not, it has appear aloft us.

Chides Jonathan on insecurity

Berating Admiral Jonathan for the deepening after-effects of insecurity, he said: My botheration with the government, abnormally the admiral of this nation is that he does not assume to realise, he has not taken into consideration, into cognizance that by now the admiral should be acclamation the nation, giving data answer why this nation is at war.

Boko Haram, a civic problem

Everyone should accept that the botheration we are adverse appropriate now is not bounded it is civic and a animal problem. It is alleged Boko Haram. That is the affectionate of accent I accept the administration of this nation should be imparting on Nigerian citizens.

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