Wole Soyinka’s daughter, Iyetade, to be buried Jan. 10th in Ibadan


Wole Soyinka’s daughter, Iyetade Verity Soyinka, who passed away on Saturday December 28th after a brief illness at age 48, will be buried on Friday, January 10 in Ibadan, Oyo State. A service of songs will hold on Thursday January 9th while her funeral service will hold at the Chapel of Resurrection, University of Ibadan at 11a.m the next day. She will be laid to rest immediately after.

Ms Soyinka is survived by her father and two children, a daughter, Oreofe, and a son, Adeoto.


  • But what was the nature of the sickness that led to her death? Could there be a cover up here. Don’t Alhaji Amaechi have a case to answer in this lady’s death. A witch cries @ 9t and a baby die in d moni. With time the truth we come out, I trust 9ja nah

  • May her soul rest in perfect peace and to d father and oda close associate, may God give d grace to bear d irreparable lost from d family.

  • Its a pity to hear d death of young lady and a daughter of loving father of literateur PA Wole Soyinka,the gratitude to bear d irrepearable loss.

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