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Rumours- Professor Wole Soyinka denies speaking against the federal government on his birthday.

Please the information below was rumours on social media and how it was dealt with.

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has denied the statement that was linked to him which he was said to have scolded the government over the decision to withdraw Nigerians from the 2020 West African Examination (WAEC).

The literary icon according to a statement on social media which was credited to him, he said the withdrawal of the students from their was 'unfortunate politicking'. This statement was made on his birthday on the 13th of July.

The 86 year old, lifting the lids on the statement on the 14th- the next day, Professor Wole Soyinka denied speaking about the cancellation of the WAEC examination by the federal government.

Mr Soyinka described the statement as fake news and wondered why his name would be used by people who have problems with the government.

On July 6th, Adamu Adamu made a statement that all the schools controlled by the federal government will not reopen.The lower chamber discussed about the decision and thought of allowing schools to participate in the exams and follow guidelines by the Nigerian centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

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