Governor Yahaya Bello has felicitate with professor Wale Soyinka, as he mark 85 years Birthday.
Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello sends his warm greetings and best wishes to Nobel Laureate and literary giant, Prof Wole Soyinka, on his 85th Birthday, 13 July 2019.
Governor Yahaya Bello rejoicing with the literary stalwart for being one of Nigeria’s exceptional pride, and a global label.
Soyinka in a wide cultural perspective and with poetic overtones fashions the drama of existence that cumulated in winning the 84th Nobel Prize in Literature in 1986 that has brought pride to Nigerians, Africans and the Negroes.
The Governor hails Prof Soyinka for
his intellectual standing, contributions to the development of the nation through his ceaseless writings and remarks, desire for egalitarianism, and resilient in demanding accountability from leaders at all levels.
Bello attests that Prof Akinwade Oluwole Soyinka has woven his unique story into the global folklore through impassioned writing with wide horizons, characterized by sensuous intelligence and humanistic integrity.
The Governor congratulates the literary icon for showcasing Nigerian and African values to the world while wishing him more years of good health, and service to the nation.
Chief Press Secretary to the Governor.