President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan heartily congratulates Nigeria’s most famous living literary giant and Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka as he attains the landmark age of 80 years today 13th of July 2014.
The President felicitates with the globally-renowned academic, dramatist, poet and literary
icon as he celebrates the attainment of another significant milestone in a long, very fulfilled and achievement- laden life.
“As he enters the elite club of
the world’s highly revered
octogenarians and very special
people who have made very
significant and indelible
contributions to their countries
and humanity, I join Prof. Soyinka, his family, friends,
associates, readers and fans
across the world in giving thanks
to God Almighty for his glorious
life of service to the arts, his
nation and mankind at large.”