US Elections: I will cut my Green Card if Trump wins, says Soyinka

US Elections: I will cut my Green Card if Trump wins, says Soyinka


Nobel-winning author, Wole Soyinka, who currently lives in the United States has declared that he will cut his green card and leave the country if Republican candidate, Donald Trump wins the US elections next week.

According to a report by theguardian, the renowned playwright and poet, spoke on Wednesday while giving a speech to students of Oxford University, England. He said, “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”.

Soyinka also gave his insight on Brexit, describing it 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.

“It’s a constant fight to try to get a nation to recognise its own noble persuasions, its own persuasions of the loftiness of human possibility. It’s for young people like you to say no to them whenever that happens.”



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