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(From Vanguard (Nigeria) - AAGM)
Byline: Okey Ndiribe, Olasunkami Akoni & Tobi Oshodi
NOBEL Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka and delegates to Pro-National Conference Organisation (PRONACO) have rejected the federal government's national dialogue committee, saying that PRONACO would rather prefer a neutral body to handle the proposed national dialogue.
Speaking to journalists in Lagos yesterday at a press conference held at the Airport Hotel Ikeja, Lagos, at the end of the Pro-National Conference (PRONACO) meeting, Soyinka said that PRONACO would prefer a neutral body to organise the Sovereign National Conference, SNC as demanded by his group.
He stated that PRONACO would not accept efforts by the PDP-led federal government to organise a national dialogue "because the government lacks moral authority and legitimacy".
He further said that the government's efforts to organise a National Dialogue was contradictory, pointing out that even though the government announced that persons …