Declare state of emergency in South West now – Wole Soynika
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka Soyinka, on Thursday called for declaration of state of emergency in South West Zone.
Soyinka made this call while speaking to newsmen at the Fagunwa Study Group International Conference in Akure, Ondo State.
He said declaration of state of emergency in the whole of South West has become necessary due to many security lapses in the region.
As regards the insecurity in the South West, there is an emergency. There should be a declaration of security emergency through out the land and measures taken accordingly.
There are many directions of security lapses, you know it here, especially in Ondo State, it is a calamity through out the whole nation. There is an emergency, he said.
The first African Nobel Laureate urged the governors, especially those in the South West geo-political zone,to work tirelessly towards tackling the menace of insecurity.