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Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka: Take the Battle To The Boko Haram Extremists

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Social critic Professor Wole Soyinka speaks on the Nigerian secessionist leader Odumegwu Ojukwu during the national inter-denominational funeral rites at Michael Opkara Square in Enugu, southeastern Nigeria, on March 1, 2012. PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images) | PIUS UTOMI EKPEI via Getty Images

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has urged all Nigerians to join the fight against the deadly activities of the violent Islamist sect known as Boko Haram and other insurgents.

Soyinka made this statement at the formal inauguration of UNESCO’s 2014 World Book Capital City, in Port Harcourt, capital of Rivers State, on Wednesday.

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