Wole Soyinka Condemns Oyerinde’s Assassination
May 4, 2012 – Wole Soyinka Condemns Oyerinde’s Assassination
Professor Wole Soyinka has condemned the killing of the Principal Private Secretary to Edo State Governor, Mr Olaitan Oyerinde in his home in Benin City, saying “the agents of darkness and retrogression will not triumph”. www.naijagists.com
In a statement from Tony Iyare, the Media Aide to Oshiomhole, noted that in a text message on the issue, Soyinka said, “The hand of the assassin is clear as day. It reaches all the way back to the killing of Bola Ige.
Please convey my deepest condolences to his (Oyerinde’s) widow, children and colleagues.
“Tell Oshiomhole we all stand by him against the agents of darkness and retrogression. They shall not triumph.”