Son Of Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka Refutes His Father’s Death Rumors.
Rumors were rifts some hours ago that Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka has passed away. The rumors were sparked after a supposed account belonging to Abdulrazak Gurnar who happens to be the winner of the 2021 Nobel prize for literature stated that Wole Soyinka is dead.
The post from Gurnar reads;
“I got a call from Nigeria. Wole Soyinka died suddenly a few minutes ago. A terrible news.”
Social media users who saw the post noticed that there might be something wrong somewhere and their suspicion was confirmed when the son of the award-winning writer come out to debunk these claims.
In his reaction to these rumors, Wole’s son identified as Ilemakin laughed off these rumors in an interview with the THECableNg saying;
“The rumour has been going round since last week. Soyinka is alive when last I checked.”