Sunday, 12 July 2015

Amosun extols Soyinka at 81


Ogun State Governor, Senator Ibikunle Amosun, has congratulated Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, on the occasion of his 81st birthday.
Soyinka was born on July 13, 1934.
Amosun, according to a statement by the Secretary to the State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa, described Soyinka as “a quintessential scholar, who bestrides the literary world like a colossus”.
The statement read in part, “Soyinka excels in all the genres of literature and his prodigious works have continued to be a reference point in academic circles all over the world.”
Amosun added that Soyinka, the first winner of the prestigious Awo prize for Leadership, “has continued to be a source of inspiration to youths across the globe on top-notch scholarship, values of industry and public spiritedness”.
He wished him robust health and many more years of meritorious service to the nation.

Henry J Williams

Author & Editor

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