Abuja - Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka has vowed to destroy his green card if Donald Trump becomes President of the United States.
Soyinka said this on Wednesday while giving a speech to students of Oxford University, England, reports the Guardian UK.
The told the students that he would leave America if Trump was elected President in next week's election.
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Soyinka is currently a scholar-in-residence at New York University’s Institute of African American Affairs.
If in the unlikely event he does win, the first thing he’ll do is to say [that] all green-card holders must reapply to come back into the US. Well, I’m not waiting for that.
“The moment they announce his victory, I will cut my green card myself and start packing up,”
The internationally-acclaimed playwright and poet described Britain’s decision to exit the European Union as a “ridiculous decision”.
He said: “What is happening in Europe shouldn’t surprise any of us … It has happened before. We were here when Enoch Powell was leading his thugs out to drive blacks from here.
- News 24