BY DAPO AKINREFON

NOBEL LAUREATE, Professor Wole Soyinka has condemned the ongoing political crisis in Rivers State saying that democratic grounds are being eroded in the state.

Soyinka, also took a swipe at the First Lady, Dame Patience Jonathan for her over bearing tendencies just as he said President Goodluck Jonathan should call her to order.

Professor Soyinka said this at a state of the nation address,  Thursday in Lagos.

*Soyinka
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While he faulted the Presidency for trying to absolve the President from the crisis, he said “the perception out there in the world is that he bears a vicarious liability in the crisis”.

Besides, he said the indifference exhibited by the President creates an enabling environment for his followers to act on his behalf.

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