According to Effiong, it was a matter of generational relevance as he hinted that Beyonce has never quoted the iconic writer.
Effiong also hinted that Wole Soyinka and his words may be only relevant to the generation before his.
Sharing on Twitter, Effiong wrote in part: “Generational relevance has an outsized impact in perception of greatness. The Nobel prize had a huge relevance on my parents’ generation…”
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