What may cause 3rd World War
Nigeria’s literary icon, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has actually reveal what he think might result to a 3rd World War .
The Nobel Laureate, who spoke at a symposium in Abuja on Wednesday, recognized fake news as a threat to humanity. Soyinka stated that throughout the last Presidential election he was quoted as saying that it serves previous President, Goodluck Jonathan right for marrying an illiterate after he lost the 2015 election.
“I’ve said this before that fake news may cause World War 3 and the fake news will be started by a Nigerian.
“During the last Presidential election I was quoted as saying that it serves President Jonathan right for marrying an illiterate.
“Sometimes some people quoted me as saying if you vote for a particular candidate, your mother is a goat or your father is a gorilla.”
Soyinka who is a panelist at BBC News ‘Countering Fake News,’ symposium stated this in Abuja today.
He stated it was regrettable that lots of incorrect declarations have actually been credited to him.