Vanguard newspapers has released a statement dissociating itself from . made by the Chairman of its Editorial Board, Ochereome Nnanna who indirectly referred to the Yorubas as “Sophisticated Morons” on Facebook.
Nnanna made the comment while responding to a post made about the award of a posthumous award and declaration of June 12th as democracy day as a mark of honor to late MKO Abiola. Nnanna mocked the Yorubas for celebrating this gesture by President Buhari. See the Facebook post, his comment and the statement from Vanguard below