You Are Disrespectful - Fani Kayode Berates Young Nigerian Who Asked Soyinka To Vacate His Seat

Published 5 months ago by: Olusanya Akinrinola
at 09:43 PM, 24/06/2019 (5 months ago)

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While reacting to the very sad story which billionaire Tonye Cole had earlier narrated on social media, FFK wrote;

''The young man that told 80 year old Nobel Laureate Prof. Wole Soyinka to get up, move to the aisle and vacate the window seat for him on a commercial flight is disrespecful and irreverant.We know it is his right but it is not every right that u insist on exercising.#wolesoyinka''

Truth is, it might be his right, but when men old enough to be your father BEG you to let go of a thing and you refuse, it only shows how you deal with YOUR OWN parents at home. After all those men were not begging you for them to seat, but for a man old enough to be your FATHER’S FATHER (had to put that father’s father like that)… very annoying.

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osarobo62 at 10:06 PM, 24/06/2019 (5 months ago)
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insisting on your right should not be selective, but at your own discretion..did Soyinka ask for permission before taking that seat Huh?
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okoknaija at 10:44 PM, 24/06/2019 (5 months ago)
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Quote from: osarobo62 on 10:06 PM, 24/06/2019
insisting on your right should not be selective, but at your own discretion..did Soyinka ask for permission before taking that seat Huh?

  Read between the lines, the answer lies there......
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tonyigho at 01:11 AM, 25/06/2019 (5 months ago)
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Must this fani of a man talk in everything?
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Smile369 at 04:54 AM, 25/06/2019 (5 months ago)
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Anybody that call this disrespectful is a moron,he bought the sit because he want to sit comfortable,so that old man don’t have the right to sit in that seat
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Baye77 at 06:36 AM, 25/06/2019 (5 months ago)
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Disrespectful yea??..and you Fani you are an irrelevant noise maker.
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ngfineface at 10:01 AM, 25/06/2019 (5 months ago)
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Oh shut up this man. What is the problem with age and respect in Nigeria? Why didn't your Whole Soyinka requested for window seat at point of booking? Between some window seats comes with extra cost. The young man wanted the seat because of his health.  He has done nothing erong
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fineboy77 at 10:23 AM, 25/06/2019 (5 months ago)
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Quote from: okoknaija on 10:44 PM, 24/06/2019
  Read between the lines, the answer lies there......
The original version of this story has been shared here earlier today,so we already know what transpired. Mr. Soyinka boarded first and sat on the young mans designated seat,then the young man came in and saw him seated,then told him to stand up from his seat. I wonder how Mr. Soyinka will be complaining about the situation in Nigeria and the bad leadership when he is one that sets bad examples too. There is something that is called orderliness,the old man brought the insult on himself by failing to do what is right which is to sit on his own seat,if he wanted the window side,then he should have waited for all to board and then beg the young man to allow him use his seat rather than take it by force. I wont bother if it were to be me,but the young man should not also be bedeviled by claiming his right. Now,everyone wants to attack the young man and no one seems to point out the real fault,which is from the Prof himself. Let us call a spade a spade if we really want things to change for the better in that country. and come to think of it,who prof Soyinka epp sef?

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osarobo62 at 05:54 PM, 25/06/2019 (5 months ago)
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Quote from: okoknaija on 10:44 PM, 24/06/2019
  Read between the lines, the answer lies there......
the lines are there to be read,...so i read the lines ,not between them.
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