Wole Soyinka, a professor and playwright, has warned that religion may bring about the downfall of Nigeria if it is not tamed.
Reacting to the recent spate of religious killings in Southern Kaduna, Soyinka wondered if religion has been more beneficial than detrimental to Nigerians.
He made the comments on Thursday at the presentation of ‘Religion and the Making of Nigeria’, a book written by Olufemi Vaughan.
“If we do not tame religion in this nation, religion would kill us,” he said.
“I do not say kill religion, though, I wouldn’t mind a bit if that mission could be undertaken...