The emergence of Donald Trump as the next president of the United States continues to generate varying reactions worldwide.
One of such reactions is a statement made by Wole Soyinka before the elections, where he promised to tear his green card if Donald Trump wins.
Since Trump’s victory, there’s been a lot of pressure on Wole Soyinka from Nigerians on social media who want to witness the ‘Card Tearing Ceremony’.
And even though Wole Soyinka has reacted saying, "Let me end with a Red Card to those noisome creatures, the nattering nit-wits of Internet: maybe Trumpland is not as despicable as the Naijaland you impose on our reality from your secure cesspits of anonymity. Go back to school. Your problem is ignorance, ignorance of whatever subject you so readily comment upon. Learn to study your subject before opening up on issues beyond your grasp."
In a recent interview with Thenetng, his cousin and legendary musician, Femi Kuti says, "He should quickly tear it. My question is, why does he have a green card in the first place."
Other than that, the music legend wondered why many Nigerians had even taken the American elections so personally, as he felt the outcome doesn’t really affect his or any average Nigerian’s situation here.