Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government to respond positively to the ceasefire demands of Niger Delta militants.
The literary icon noted that he was personally approached by some of the militant groups, hence his appeal for a positive response to their demands.
Soyinka made this known on Thursday while holding press conference to speak about the activities of Wole Soyinka Foundation.
“I wish to make an appeal to the government to respond positively to the outreach […]
Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, on Thursday admitted that he had been listed by militant group, Niger Delta Avengers to intervene in the dialogue between the group and the federal government.
He said this in Lagos while appealing to the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to “respond positively” to the outrage of the people of the region.
He said, “I wish to make an appeal publicly to the government, and please report me accurately, to respond positively to the outrage from the militant groups.