Go back to School” Soyinka tells Nigerian Legislators

Date: 18-12-2011 10:41 pm (11 years ago) | Author: Joseph Ndubuisi
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Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has asked lawmakers in the National Assembly to go back to school in order to clearly understand the difference between public and private affairs.

Professor Soyinka made this statement in response to a bill banning same-sex marriages which was recently passed by the Nigerian Senate.

He said, “The problem with legislators is that they fail to distinguish between personal bills and interventions in private lives. That is the problem. I see no reason why they should intervene in the private lives of adults. What people do in their bedrooms is no business of mine. It should not be the business of legislators.

“But at the same time, I think other countries who are pointing fingers should look inwards and see whether they also do not practise the same kind of discrimination. That is where I disagree, but I think it is important we learn to distinguish between what is a public affair and what is a private affair.

“The legislators need to go back to school to learn the difference before they waste their time with what people do in their private bedrooms.”

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT HIM AND THE GUY THAT IS WITH HIM

Posted: at 18-12-2011 10:41 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
- ndjoe at 18-12-2011 10:42 PM (11 years ago)
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here iis the link for those of you who will need it in future lol  http://www.cp-africa.com/2011/12/18/on-anti-gay-bill-go-back-to-school-soyinka-tells-nigerian-legislators/
Posted: at 18-12-2011 10:42 PM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- 2earthquake at 19-12-2011 01:02 AM (11 years ago)
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Real talk
Posted: at 19-12-2011 01:02 AM (11 years ago) | Newbie
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- zeigbo at 19-12-2011 01:06 AM (11 years ago)
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Ok

Posted: at 19-12-2011 01:06 AM (11 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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- worlor2008 at 19-12-2011 01:48 AM (11 years ago)
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See Human face lookin like Real He Goat....please no one cares about your opinion anyways...its what the majority of nigerians want.....not wat Canada, USA  or the so called 1%fags here in naija want.....
Posted: at 19-12-2011 01:48 AM (11 years ago) | Newbie
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- ndjoe at 19-12-2011 01:52 AM (11 years ago)
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Quote from: 2earthquake on 19-12-2011 01:02 AM
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so you follow?
Posted: at 19-12-2011 01:52 AM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Emmanuel2008 at 19-12-2011 02:14 AM (11 years ago)
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Wole Soyinka so u be one of them and you know let 9ja people know since. Angry Angry Angry Angry
Posted: at 19-12-2011 02:14 AM (11 years ago) | Newbie
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- Vicocool at 19-12-2011 02:48 AM (11 years ago)
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 ::)fact!, them never finish talk on fuel, them jump go gay matter; mtwuee
Posted: at 19-12-2011 02:48 AM (11 years ago) | Newbie
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- sylax at 19-12-2011 03:20 AM (11 years ago)
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I agree on democracy issues and freedom but let's be brutally honest, Nigeria always hide behind USA and Canada et al to defend some stupid idea like the one Wole Soyinka is defending (gay rights). Why can't Wole Soyinka ask those gay people to learn how to create its own Apple product, Blackberry, Facebook, Aeroplanes, Space mission, Nuclear plant for stable electricity, robots and so many good things the USA and Canada and all other western countries are producing.Nigerians only emulate the bad side of foreign countries. ...last week an article was posted here that Nigeria is IMPORTING TOOTHPICK. If you can't enjoy 14years in Nigeria prison abeg carry your wahala go USA.
Posted: at 19-12-2011 03:20 AM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- ndjoe at 19-12-2011 03:41 AM (11 years ago)
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Quote from: sylax on 19-12-2011 03:20 AM
I agree on democracy issues and freedom but let's be brutally honest, Nigeria always hide behind USA and Canada et al to defend some stupid idea like the one Wole Soyinka is defending (gay rights). Why can't Wole Soyinka ask those gay people to learn how to create its own Apple product, Blackberry, Facebook, Aeroplanes, Space mission, Nuclear plant for stable electricity, robots and so many good things the USA and Canada and all other western countries are producing.Nigerians only emulate the bad side of foreign countries. ...last week an article was posted here that Nigeria is IMPORTING TOOTHPICK. If you can't enjoy 14years in Nigeria prison abeg carry your wahala go USA.

GBAM
Posted: at 19-12-2011 03:41 AM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- vantheo at 19-12-2011 03:44 AM (11 years ago)
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AND ITS OFFICIAL! WOLE SOYINKA'S GAY!! Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes

Posted: at 19-12-2011 03:44 AM (11 years ago) | Hero
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- ndjoe at 19-12-2011 03:45 AM (11 years ago)
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lol i no dey oo
Posted: at 19-12-2011 03:45 AM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- chukwulo at 19-12-2011 04:02 AM (11 years ago)
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Quote from: ndjoe on 18-12-2011 10:41 PM
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, has asked lawmakers in the National Assembly to go back to school in order to clearly understand the difference between public and private affairs.

Professor Soyinka made this statement in response to a bill banning same-sex marriages which was recently passed by the Nigerian Senate.

He said, “The problem with legislators is that they fail to distinguish between personal bills and interventions in private lives. That is the problem. I see no reason why they should intervene in the private lives of adults. What people do in their bedrooms is no business of mine. It should not be the business of legislators.

“But at the same time, I think other countries who are pointing fingers should look inwards and see whether they also do not practise the same kind of discrimination. That is where I disagree, but I think it is important we learn to distinguish between what is a public affair and what is a private affair.

“The legislators need to go back to school to learn the difference before they waste their time with what people do in their private bedrooms.”

WHAT DO YOU THINK ABOUT HIM AND THE GUY THAT IS WITH HIM
Posted: at 19-12-2011 04:02 AM (11 years ago) | Newbie
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- chukwulo at 19-12-2011 04:05 AM (11 years ago)
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where to start primary  or secondary  Huh?Huh?Huh?Huh?Huh?Huh?Huh???
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- mkpume22 at 19-12-2011 04:13 AM (11 years ago)
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Quote from: 2earthquake on 19-12-2011 01:02 AM
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foolish gay shame on you.
either bedroom affair or public affair we don't care .
all these ppl involve shoud go and swim kainji dam and die inside.
i see God punishing some ppl already. see e bears like oke-nkpi 'sown.
gay shame on you
Posted: at 19-12-2011 04:13 AM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ndjoe at 19-12-2011 04:14 AM (11 years ago)
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help me ask am ooo to me i think if the legislators need to go back to school he himself needs to change his doctor for kicking against the law mtchwwwwwwwww he says what people dose in their private bedroom should not be anybodys problem i think i need to start manufacturin bombs in my private bedroom and sell it to BH in their own private bedroom nonsens any way no need to talk too much coz de law has been signed already so who ever that abuse de law will be abused Grin
Posted: at 19-12-2011 04:14 AM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- mkpume22 at 19-12-2011 04:18 AM (11 years ago)
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Quote from: Vicocool on 19-12-2011 02:48 AM
::)fact!, them never finish talk on fuel, them jump go gay matter; mtwuee





fuel matter e concern you  ? anybody cry 4 fuel ?

thunder fire all the gayin 9ja
Posted: at 19-12-2011 04:18 AM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- ndjoe at 19-12-2011 04:19 AM (11 years ago)
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Quote from: mkpume22 on 19-12-2011 04:18 AM




fuel matter e concern you  ? anybody cry 4 fuel ?

thunder fire all the gayin 9ja

amen lol
Posted: at 19-12-2011 04:19 AM (11 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- Aknankanan at 19-12-2011 04:22 AM (11 years ago)
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u'v got a point sir,bt with all due respect sir,same sex marriage is no more bedroom affair,bcs the word marriage means building a family,and 4rm group of families comes community or society,nd 4rm group of communities and societies comes nation,which means great families create a great nation,and it means the better the families are in a nation the less damage they take,the question is,wot is the effect of gay family on our nation?i guess nothing than putting the right thing at the wrong place in the name of freedom,which will affect our nation one way or the other if we allow it,nd if it affects our nation,then its no more bedroom issue or private,it's public issue now,sorry sir.i'm nt with u on this sir!
Posted: at 19-12-2011 04:22 AM (11 years ago) | Upcoming
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- delicias at 19-12-2011 04:35 AM (11 years ago)
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Quote from: Emmanuel2008 on 19-12-2011 02:14 AM
Wole Soyinka so u be one of them and you know let 9ja people know since. Angry Angry Angry Angry
real talk abi  Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Roll Eyes Roll Eyes Roll Eyes
Posted: at 19-12-2011 04:35 AM (11 years ago) | Newbie
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