Professor Wole Soyinka throw away his US residency green card as pledged if Donald Trump won the US 2016 election.


According to reports, Literature Nobel, Professor Wole Soyinka once said he will destroy his US green card if Donald Trump made is way to the White House to protest against the Republican billionaire’s campaign promises to get tough on immigration. .

Immediately after US president - elect, Donald Trump won the US 2016 election beating Hillary Clinton hands down, people have been expectant if the literature genius will do as he said.

According reports, professor Wole Soyinka on Thursday, said he has fulfilled his pledge to throw away his US residency green card and leave the country if Donald Trump won the presidential election.


“I have already done it, I have disengaged (from the United States). I have done what I said I would do,” the 82-year-old told AFP on the sidelines of an education conference at the University of Johannesburg. .

“I had a horror of what is to come with Trump… I threw away the (green) card, and I have relocated, and I’m back to where I have always been” — meaning Nigeria. .

The prolific playwright, novelist and poet won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1986 and has been a regular teacher at US universities including Harvard, Cornell and Yale.

Sources: gossipmill
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