Sexual Offences Bill: Soyinka Writes Senators
Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has added his voice to the growing opposition over the sexual offences bill hurriedly passed by the immediate past Senate of the 7th National Assembly. He wrote a letter to the present set of senators, which was published by PM news.
Regretfully, I am unable to be with you tomorrow morning. However, I extend a warm embrace to you in your resolve to keep within Nigeria’s short memory the events that have been central to the attainment of our democracy – warts and all – enjoyed today by you and me. June 12 remains the true Democracy Day despite the unprincipled efforts of some prime beneficiaries of that struggle to expunge it from a people’s chronicle.