Wole Soyinka, Late Fela Anikulapokuti And Gani Fawehinmi
NOBEL laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has joined the growing list of eminent Nigerians who are planning to refuse the national honours due to be conferred on 100 of the nation's outstanding citizens over the last century. On Friday, President Goodluck Jonathan will be conferring awards on 100 prominent Nigerians as part of the government's centenary year celebrations. Professor Soyinka said: "I would have preferred that the entire day of infamy be ignored altogether.
The letter was signed by the son of the late legal icon, Mohammed.
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