Soyinka ‘scared in advance’ of Obi’s presidency — Baba-Ahmed — Nigeria — The Guardian Nigeria News – Nigeria and World News


Labour Party Vice Presidential candidate Yusuf Datti Baba-Ahmed has fired back at Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka over his criticism of his principal, Peter Obi.

Baba-Ahmed says Soyinka is “scared in advance” of the good deeds Obi will bring to Nigeria.

Soyinka, in a recent interview, said Obi, the Labour Party presidential candidate, is unfit to lead the country, citing Obi’s failure to reign in his supporters, popularly known as ‘Obidients’, online attacks on others with opposing views during the electioneering of the 2023 general elections.

The Nobel Laureate stated, “I hope for the sake of the nation that he doesn’t express interest in the next election because for me as a leader, if there was any proof that he was unfit to lead that country, it’s in the conduct which he encouraged among his followers. I know for a fact, and I can give you an instance that proves that he was in control of those…

Source: Guardian Newspaper