Wednesday, 27 March 2013

You Do Blood Sacrifices To Remain In Power; Soyinka Blasts Political Leaders

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has condemned the rate at which Nigerian leaders consult marabouts, prophets and other spiritualists in a bid to hold onto political power against the peoples' wishes.

He disclosed that political leaders are offering blood sacrifice to remain in power at all cost...
Adding that the situation is encouraging students to join cultism, and that the rot in the nation’s education system was trickling down to secondary and primary schools.

Prof Soyinka made the revelation in Port Harcourt on Monday at a 2-day education summit. The renowned author noted that normal university cultures like fraternities had become cultism.

He said, “Give me the name of any head of state who has not been consulting marabouts and prophets and so on, sacrificing goats, animals in the dead of night to receive a third term in office and so on. And then you start blaming students?

"They are imitating the same thing the infirmity society itself has become. So, they can no longer distinguish between a genuine fraternity and a secret cult of which society is riddled all the way from the top."

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