2019: Wole Soyinka Endorses Kingsley Moghalu
Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has endorsed the presidential candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP) Kingsley Moghalu ahead of the elections.
Soyinka’s endorsement came on Thursday in a statement he signed on behalf of the Citizen Forum where is the convener.
He added that “that statement is of course specially addressed to those who took part in this exercise, those who deliberated opted out of it, some of whom were assessed anyway.
“Such potential compelled us to exercise utmost rigour in what proved to be a most daunting exercise. The final determination, however, is – the flag-bearer of the Young Progressive Party–Kingsley Moghalu.”
Soyinka had a few days ago called on Nigerians not to vote for President Muhammadu Buhari of the All Progressives Congress (APC), as well as his main challenger, Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
He said both parties and their candidates have failed Nigeria and have nothing new to offer the country.
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