Amosun Salutes Quintessential Soyinka At 81

Wole-SoyinkaGovernor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has congratulated renowned playwright, Professor Wole Soyinka, on the occasion of his 81st birthday.
The congratulatory message contained in a statement signed by Secretary to the Ogun State Government, Taiwo Adeoluwa on Sunday, described the 1987 Nobel Laureate prize winner for Literature as “a quintessential scholar, who bestrides the literary world like a Colossus”.
“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”, the statement said.
Mr. Amosun said 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”.
The governor wished Soyinka robust health and many more years of meritorious service to the nation.


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