Soyinka made the assertion on the side line of activities marking his 82nd birthday in Abeokuta, the Ogun State capital on Thursday.
According to Soyinka, “There is only one way for corrupt people; it ends in the prison. It ends in Ibara or Oba (prisons in Abeokuta) or Kirikiri (Lagos prison).
“Yes, it’s a battle for everybody and definitely the arts must be in front as usual. Not just the arts, the theologians, the moralists, the philosophers, the architects, builders, it’s everybody’s work.
“The law, Nigeria Bar Association; everybody is involved, including you (journalists).”