- Professor Wole Soyinka has declared that Nigeria is in dire need of restructuring
- He made the statement on Wednesday, May 23, at second Chinua Achebe international conference held in Nsukka
- The Nobel Laureate was given a Life Achievement Award at the event
Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has said that Nigeria should be urgently restructured and re-configured in a way that would suite all sections in Nigeria.
Vanguard reports that he spoke at the second Chinua Achebe international conference at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka (UNN) on Wednesday, May 23.
NAIJ.com gathered that Soyinka, Senator Oluremi Tinubu and a member of the House of Representatives, Pat Asadu were honoured at the event where the Nobel Laureate, was given a “Life Achievement Award.”
In his comments, the chairman of the event and former governor of Anambra state, Chukwuemeka Ezeife, said the leaders of the southwest, south-south and middle belt would meet in the middle belt before organising a mass rally in Lagos, where they would announce a party they would vote for to ensure the restructuring of the country.
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Meanwhile, NAIJ.com had previously reported that Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa state and his Kaduna state counterpart, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, met on Monday, May 21, over the controversial issue of restructuring of the country.
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