Video: “Nigerian Goverment Act Like Children” – Wole Soyinka Speaks To CNN’s Amanpour



Nobel prize winner, Wole Soyinka spoke to CNN’s Amanpour yesterday and has given the Nigerian Government some harsh words, explaining that the government have turned a blind eye to a lot of situations and also act like children.

“This is a government which is not only in denial mentally, but in denial about certain obvious steps to take,” Soyinka, a Nobel laureate who is often referred to as the conscience of his nation, told Amanpour.

“It’s one of those rather child-like situations that if you shut your eyes, if you don’t exhibit the tactile evidence of the missing humanity here, that somehow the problem will go away.”

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