Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has reacted to the death of his fellow literary compatriot, Professor Chinua Achebe in a hospital in Boston – Massachusetts, saying, ‘”I’m, just devastated.”
Soyinka, who made the comment on Cool FM, a private radio station based in Lagos, said: “I’m just devastated. I only heard about half an hour ago and I don’t want to say anything yet. I’m just devastated.”
Chinua Achebe passed on to the great beyond Thursday night at the age of 82 after battling an undisclosed illness for some time.