Prof. Wole Soyinka’s Residence Rampaged again By Cattle Herders..

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Prof. Wole Soyinka at Freedom Park (Photo By ARL)

The home of Africa’s first Nobel Laureate (Literature) Prof. Wole Soyinka has been rampaged once again by notorious herdsmen, making it the second time it is occurring in the past year.

The Nobel Laureate Narrating His Ordeal (Photo By ARL)

Wole Soyinka said he was out of the country when it first happened April of 2016.  On his arrival, the home situated in the forest in Abeokuta was  invaded and a motorable path was made by the hooves of cows through the grounds. Neighboring Farmers had their crops destroyed by the herds of cattle.

The improvised entry and exit were blocked soon after but that did not deter the herdsmen as they intruded again.

Prof Wole Soyinka (Photo By ARL)

Prof. Soyinka made this known to newsmen ( on Friday 28th April 2017 at the Freedom Park (Former Colonial Prison) Broad Street, Lagos and disclosed that they (Herdsmen) created a different path to gain entrance this time, right in front of his door.



Bolaji Alonge is an Artiste, International Photographer and Blogger from Lagos, Nigeria who has been traveling the world for most parts of the last decade documenting exotic cultures, participating in experiences , Tourism, Networking, exchange of ideas and information that sometimes books and the internet do not offer. 

-Bolaji Alonge  (April. 2017)

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