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Soyinka house was neither attacked – Olaokun Soyinka

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Wole Soyinka

The residence of Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, located at Ilugun Village, Kemta Idi-Aba, Abeokuta Ogun State, was neither attacked nor invaded by suspected herdsmen.

His son, Dr Olaokun Soyinka confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday, after rumours had made the rounds that his home had been under attack and invaded by cows.

“Spreading such disinformation is dangerous,” Dr Olaokun said.

He, however, confirmed that cows did stray into the land belonging to the Nobel Laureate.

“To repeat, I have confirmed that while cows did stray onto his land yesterday, there has been no attack, no violence, and no attempt to enter the house.

“Kindly debunk this information where you can.

“We do not need confusion added to the already tense situation in the country”.

The police have also debunked the claims.

The Commissioner of Police, Edward Ajogun says, as against the claims on social media that it was an assassination attempt and invasion, what happened was a trespass and the owner of the Cow

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