Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has mentioned that he has no longer steered any candidate for the presidency sooner than the 2023 normal elections.
In an announcement on Wednesday, Soyinka debunked media reviews linking him to such.
A post on social media last year quoted Soyinka as asserting he would accumulate himself in politics and marketing campaign for National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, in 2023.
The viral assertion quoted the playwright to accumulate described Tinubu as his long-time buddy.
However denying insinuations of supporting Tinubu, Soyinka mentioned, “Here we plod yet again, the the same uninteresting, illiterate public interlopers who lack the braveness of their conviction and ought to capture the identities of their betters.
“One can handiest hope that the public has learnt to title fraudulent files and be half of within the urgent job of revealing and disgracing these rotten touts.
“For the avoidance of doubt, I basically accumulate no longer even thought 2023, much less inserted candidates into coveted positions.
“The signature of this most contemporary moron is acquainted — he or she does no longer even know the adaptation between ‘laureate and laurel.’ Here is an extinct forgery being recycled for the umpteenth time. Folks that slump it round attain themselves and their recipients a disservice. Get something precious to grasp your time.
“At least, we effect no longer accumulate any exchange with politics within the land of the unnecessary, and basically the most contemporary files I basically accumulate on me is that I died in the end last year. The email yarn of the year’s nobel ‘laurel’ was hacked by these same brokers to publicise my loss of life, so who is this peaceable politicking WS ‘Laurel?”