I Challenge Wole Soyinka, Chinua Achebe and others to go the next step and run for elections in Nigeria. These are men with a wealth of ideas. We have heard them speak. We have heard them time and again proffer prototype solutions to our myriad of problems. Solutions that have never been implemented. What is
Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka has urged Nigerians to drop lingering clamour for national conference, saying it is no longer necessary in view of emerging democratic liberties. In place of the conference, he called for regional groupings, which would, rather than summon it, begin to “act the national conference’’ by taking their destinies in their hands.