Nigeria, Feb. 7 -- The Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka, has said President Muhammadu Buhari's silence on the 'illegal' activities of herders across Nigeria shows that he is complicit.

Mr Soyinka said he wonders why Mr Buhari has failed to address the nation especially as the buck stops at his desk. He said the current situation particularly across the country, particularly in the Southwest, may develop into a civil war.

The Professor of Comparative Literature and Nobel Prize winner for Literature in 1986 disclosed this while speaking with BBC pidgin in an interview broadcast on Saturday.

He pledged to support whatever decision is taken to secure people's rights to live in dignity.

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