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Reno Omokri sides Presidency over calling Wole Soyinka a ‘blackmailer’



Reno Omokri, a well-known critic of the current administration, took a surprising turn by supporting the presidency in its statement that Nobel prize, Professor Wole Soyinka was a “blackmailer”, on the statement that the administration headed by Buhari behaved like Abacha when arrests Omoyele Sowore

LIB had previously reported that the presidency, through Buhari’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, had claimed that Soyinka and others who had condemned Sowore’s arrest were blackmailers.

“You mentioned the name of Professor Wole Soyinka. Some of these critics of government are people whom we have great respect and admiration for. When things are going wrongly with law and order in the country, they say the Police are not doing their work. They raise their voices, asking that “the culprits to be booked and expeditiously punished in the most severe manner.”

“The police under a new leadership is now rising to the occasion, saying “we cannot take any more atrocities against the law in our country and they are saying don’t do anything. They are calling out President Buhari and comparing him to autocratic leaders.” This is an unpardonable blackmail that cannot stop Police and other law enforcement agencies from doing their work,” Mr Shehu wrote.

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Suprisingly backing claims of Wole Soyinka being a blackmailer, Reno Omokri recounted how the celebrated novelist insulted former President Goodluck Jonathan and his wife Patience Jonathan on numerous occassions. The former Presidential spokesperson accused Soyinka of calling Jonathan ‘Nebuchadnezzar’ and also calling his wife a ‘hippopotamus’.

He wrote;

FUNNY but TRUE. Former President Jonathan NEVER once INSULTED Wole Soyinka. Yet Prof Wole Soyinka insulted him and his wife on MULTIPLE occasions. Soyinka called Jonathan NEBUCHADNEZZAR, and called Patience Jonathan a HIPPOPOTAMUS. Believe it or not, after that incident, Jonathan PRAISED Soyinka despite the insult. Wole Soyinka PRAISED Buhari on MULTIPLE occasions.

Yet, today, General Buhari is insulting Soyinka as a BLACKMAILER. Sometimes, you create your own MONSTER. I look at people coming to my profile to vent on behalf of Prof. Soyinka and it is obvious they are not conscious of the spiritual laws of SOWING and REAPING. As for the Wole Soyinka, how do you explain SEED time and HARVEST time to a man who does not even believe in God? If you want to know what Soyinka is turn your Bible to Psalm 14:1