Blame Soyinka For Poor Education In Nigeria, Says Reno Omokri
Aformer aide to ex-president, Goodluck Jonathan Reno Omokri has accused foremost playwright and Nobel Laurete, Prof Wole of being part of the problems bedevilling the country’s education system.
Soyinka had during the presentation of a play, ‘Folly of Men at the University of Lagos, Akoka, said education in Nigeria is horrific, adding that the country is in trouble.
“We are in serious trouble, education wise in this country. Let me not kid you; it’s horrifying.
“That was why I was happy about the initiative of creating a model school and trying to resurrect this Government College and present it as the ideal. We are really very low, education wise,” Soyinka lamented.
But while reacting via his Twitter page, Omokri blamed Soyinka for the poor state of education in Nigeria.
He said Soyinka is part of the trouble in education and responsible for the present condition after he asked Nigerians to reject Goodluck Jonathan.
“Wole Soyinka says Nigerian education is in trouble. Soyinka is part of the trouble.
“He asked Nigerians to reject Goodluck Jonathan, who budgeted ₦424 billion for education, for General Buhari who budgeted just ₦48 billion. What did he expect from Affidavit holder?”