Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has warned Nigerians not to allow themselves to be hoodwinked by those who have contributed to destruction of the country.

Soyinka made the call in Lagos on Sunday at a programme to commemorate the 80th posthumous birthday of late human rights activist, Gani Fawehinmi.

He said he had already formed his opinion about the government of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and knew exactly where he is going to cast his vote.
According to Soyinka, it is time that the old political order in the country be broken to give way for a new generation.

He stated that there is need for the electorate to be vigilant as some politicians are seeking offices just for selfish reasons.

He warned that some anti-democratic forces are already seizing the political space as the election draws near.

He urged the electorate to ignore those forces and their coalitions, saying their knack to always want to decide who becomes leader is an insult to Nigerians.

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