Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has described presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu as a paid errand voice not deserving of his time.
Soyinka on Thursday while responding to a statement by Shehu said his criticism of the lockdown orders imposed by President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday was made from an informed decision.
“Mr, Garba Shehu failed to mention a most important profession in which I am confirmed: Alarmist. Unpaid. It’s a universal function of humanity even in the midst of the worst of crisis.
“To save me the trouble of responding to the mind boggling irrelevances of paid errand voices, a professional colleague kindly sent me an affirmative article in the New York Times.
“You will understand that I cannot take issues with a propagandist whose clear mission is to distract public attention from the complex issues of health – both the physiological and the mental” he said.
Shehu has faulted the Nobel laureate’s position on the lockdown by describing him as a playwright who knows nothing about medical profession.