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 tomorrow 13 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.”