I have been to the US six times after I destroyed my green card- Wole Soyinka

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[U.S]–Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, said he has destroyed his Green Card as vowed in the rundown to the last US presidential election.

Soyinka had vowed that if Donald Trump won the US presidential election, he would destroy his Green Card.

Speaking with newsmen in Lagos on Friday, Soyinka said has completed all formalities of using the Green Card at the US Embassy in Lagos, where he was issued a non-immigrant visa, that enables him travel to US when he desires.

He said: “Since October last year, I have been in and out of US six times using the non-immigrant visa.”

In an interview with Nigeria’s the Interview magazine in November, Soyinka had earlier said he would destroy his green card in preparation for Trump’s inauguration on 20 January and that he “felt disaster in my marrow” as he watched the election results come in.

Later in January, The Guardian reported that the Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka confirmed he has destroyed his green card because Donald Trump won.

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