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Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by adamshuaib(m): 12:30pm On Nov 23, 2015
~~~Prof. Wole Soyinka says, 'WHERE DID WE GO WRONG? WAKE UP NIGERIAN YOUTHS!'~~~

"Awolowo was 37 years, Akintola 36, Ahmadu Bello 36, Balewa 34, Okotie-Eboh 27 and Enahoro 27 and they led the struggle for Nigeria Independence after the death of Macaulay. Only Zik was 42 at the time!

In 1966, the first military coup was led by K Nzeogwu who was 29 years and countered by M. Mohammed 28, T. Danjuma 28, I. Babangida 25, J. Garba 23, Sani Abacha 23, and M. Yar'adua 23, and brought into power Y. Gowon 32, Ojukwu 33, Obasanjo 29, and Buhari 24!

Most of the military governors who governed the states under the successive military regimes were under 30 years.

Also, the brief democratic dispensation which interjected the military interregnums also saw some Senators and members of the House of Representatives, in particular, populated by persons under 30!

Under 30's were also not in short supply with appointments - we have examples of MT Mbu who became Nigeria's Foreign Affairs Minister at 23 and Pat Utomi who became a Federal Adviser at 27 and so on and so forth!

NOW: Why is it that almost all this age bracket is today still sleeping in 3-seater chairs in their parents’ homes?

Why is it that this age bracket is today still collecting pocket money from their parents?

Why is it that this age bracket is today still writing JAMB?

Why is it that this age bracket today still 'sagg' their trousers?

Why is it that this age bracket is today still searching for jobs and not yet married?

Why is it that this age bracket is today no longer qualified to even be leaders of youth wings of political parties?

Why is it that this age bracket is today so docile?

Why is this age bracket today incapable of feeding itself?

Why is it that this age bracket is today barred from even aspiring to certain political offices?

Why is it that this age bracket is today incapacitated, unwilling, unable and incapable of asking questions?

GOD BLESS NIGERIA!"

From Prof Wole Soyinka.

This is real Food for Thought.
Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by bigeagleeye(m): 12:33pm On Nov 23, 2015
DEEP, DEEP...DEPTH!
Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by isblog(m): 12:37pm On Nov 23, 2015
So sad that among this age bracket, many are eligible for a lot of things but in this country merit almost doesn't exist... If you don't know someone that knows someone that......and so on.... You just don't get the said jobs. It is funny how you get to hear or read these things and yet nothing changes..

#Istillbelievenigeriawillbegreatagain

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Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by kodded(m): 12:43pm On Nov 23, 2015
abeg go sit down
Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by ogmaskman: 12:58pm On Nov 23, 2015
The age bracket in question do alot of politiking on the internet. They fight over a 72yrs old president and an almost 60yrs old ex-pres.

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Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by ogmaskman: 12:58pm On Nov 23, 2015
The age bracket in question do alot of politiking on the internet. They fight over a 72yrs old president and an almost 60yrs old ex-pres.

For me the way forward is for the youths to take the struggle for Nigeria out of the cyber space. We need to start real work. Take Amaechi and wike for instance they joined politics in their 20s. The question is why should we be the pawns in their game of chess

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Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by RisingSun1: 1:06pm On Nov 23, 2015
@Soyinka You are a big hypocrite! It was u that supported a 73 yrs old "great grand-father" to be president in 2015.

Pls keep quiet!

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Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by Nobody: 1:16pm On Nov 23, 2015
RisingSun1:
@Soyinka You are a big hypocrite! It was u that supported a 73 yrs old "great grand-father" to be president in 2015.

Pls keep quiet!



If Soyinka said the above, I do not blame him because the changiiii don dey purge them.

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Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by OnReflection: 1:23pm On Nov 23, 2015
RisingSun1:
@Soyinka You are a big hypocrite! It was u that supported a 73 yrs old "great grand-father" to be president in 2015.

Pls keep quiet!

Wole Soyinka chose the lesser of two evils, simple.
Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by ochilikoko(m): 1:24pm On Nov 23, 2015
With all due respect sir, shut ur mouth up.
You campaigned for a 72 years old man and didn't in anyway considered his age.

Maybe, the change is affecting you now in your car and you want to question the Gods.
Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by OnReflection: 1:25pm On Nov 23, 2015
jusRadical:


If Soyinka said the above, I do not blame him because the changiiii don dey purge them.

adamshuaib is the dishonest youth here. angry
Those are not the words of Wole Soyinka.

Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by adamshuaib(m): 1:38pm On Nov 23, 2015
Prof. Wole Soyinka said this bro, check again onreflection
Re: Prof. Wole Soyinka Says, 'where Did We Go Wrong? Wake Up Nigerian Youths! by Nobody: 3:40pm On Nov 23, 2015
I think the eminent poet should be lamenting the misfortune of having those people at the helm of affairs. They set the stage for our present predicament. We have youths that can take leadership positions but the same "youth" of the old generation is not having any of that. They have stolen the country blind and using their influence to play keep the present generation away. Abeg Oga the owner of this website is among these present generations of youths that we are talking about. These excellent Nigerians abound in various disciplines. I don't agree with Wole Soyinka one bit.

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