''I am devastated'' – Wole Soyinka confirms Chinua Achebe’s death


Professor Wole Soyinka has confirmed the passing on of fellow literary icon, Chinua Achebe and says he is “devastated” by his death.
Soyinka made the comments on Cool FM, a private radio station in Lagos.
According to BBC’s Fidelis Mbah of the BBC, who monitored the interview, the Nobel Laureate said: “I’m just devastated. I only heard about half an hour ago and I don’t want to say anything yet. I’m just devastated”
Achebe, a talented and celebrated writer and author of the timeless novel, Things Fall Apart, passed on last night in a a hospital in Boston, Massachusetts.

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